Newton and the Spartans are Third after Day Two of the CAC Tournament

Tyler Newton photo courtesy of Scott Guise
Tyler Newton photo courtesy of Scott Guise

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The York College men's golf team remains in third place after day two of the 2018 Capital Athletic Conference Championship tournament in Cape Charles, Virginia.

The Spartans shot a 322, the same team score they fired on Thursday. York's two-day total of 644 is four strokes back of Christopher Newport and 32 strokes back of tournament leader Mary Washington. The Eagles shot 310 on Thursday and were better on Friday as they shot 302.

The Spartans have a 40 stroke lead over fourth place Marymount as the Saints sit at 684.

The Spartans continue to be led by junior Tyler Newton as he remains in third place in the tournament. Newton shot a 75 on Friday as he owns a two-day total of 152. He is two strokes back of Mary Washington's Sebastien Bonte who sits in second and tournament leader Jason Guintu from Mary Washington.

Newton had a birdie, four pars and four bogeys on the front as he went out in 39. He then had an eagle, seven pars and a double bogey on the back side as he shot an even par 36. The eagle was the tournament's first and came on the par five 11th hole.

Sophomore Morgan Uhlick is fourth as he shot a 77 on Friday for a two-day total of 154. Uhlick had a birdie, six pars, a bogey and a double bogey as he shot a 38 on the front. Uhlick then had seven pars, a bogey and a double bogey on the back nine for a 39.

Freshman Robert Cocorikis is tied for 13th at 167 as he shot an 86 on Friday. Cocorikis went out in 43 and matched that with a 43 on the inward nine. Fellow freshman Luke Fayocavitz moved two spots up the leaderboard as he shot an 84 as he has a two-day total of 172. Fayocavitz shot 42 on the front but it could have been better if not for the nine on the par four second hole. He notched a birdie on nine. Fayocavitz shot a 42 on the back as he had four pars, four bogeys and one double.

Freshman Joel Marshall was York's fifth tournament participant on Friday as he shot a 90 as he is tied for 21st in the 39 player field. Marshall shot 44 on the front and 46 on the back for his Friday score.

Saturday's final round begins at 8:40 am as Marshall will be the first player off for the Spartans. Fayocavitz is next off at 8:50 followed by Cocorikis at 9:00. Uhlick goes off at 9:10 and Newton is a part of the final threesome as they go off at 9:20 am.

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