Dakota Wesleyan University's Bennett Lundy ties school record at Briar Cliff Spring Invite

The Daily Republic, Mitchell, S.D.
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Apr. 21—Bennett Lundy paced Dakota Wesleyan University to a third-place finish at the Briar Cliff Spring Invitational on Tuesday.

Lundy placed second at the Two Rivers Golf Club in North Sioux City. He tallied a 75 in the first 18 holes to sit tied for 12th, but responded with a 66 in the second 18 holes. Lundy finished one stroke from first place and tied the program record for lowest individual score through 36 holes at 141.

The Tigers finished with a 586 in the 10-team field. The junior varsity squad also competed and took ninth after carding a 351 in the first round but bounced back to record a 335 in the second round.

With the final score of 586, the varsity squad finished just three strokes from tying the school record for lowest team score for 36 holes. The Tigers recorded a 299 through the first 18 holes and improved to notch a 287 through the second 18 holes.

DWU's Devan Weelborg and Tony Hayes tied for ninth with a 148. Weelborg carded a 74 in both rounds, while Hayes notched a 75 in the first round and finished with a 73 through his second round.

Jack Brinkman (149) followed up just one stroke behind the duo and tied for 12th place. Cade Carpenter rounded out the group as he took 27th with a 156 through two rounds.

Payton Phares led the junior varsity team as he tied for 30th with a 159, while freshman Carson Van Beek came in 40th with a 166. Gavin Zomer and Jamie McGowan Jr. took 42nd and 43rd, respectively. Zomer carded a 168, while McGowan finished with a 169 on the day.

The Tigers finish the season at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Spring Championships on Monday and Tuesday from the Dakota Dunes Country Club in Dakota Dunes.