Paul Cecil (pictured) bettered his score by four strokes on day two to move up 18 places

April 2, 2013

GRASONVILLE, Md. – Despite remaining in 24th place for the second straight day, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore golf team saw its top four golfers improve by eight strokes at the Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational on Monday. The Hawks had two players better their first day tallies by four strokes, while two others shot the same score.

Junior Michael Veverka (Brunswick, Md.) led the charge once again with a four-over-par score of 76. His performance moved him two places in the standings as he is tied with eight others for 19th place. Heading into the final day of action, Veverka is just four strokes off of a top-10 placing.

Junior Paul Cecil (Severn, Md.) jumped up 18 places after he shot a 78 (+6) on day two. His total score of 160 is tied with nine others. Freshman Jon Seward (Ft. Washington, Md.) stayed as the Hawks’ third golfer with his second consecutive score of 85 to sit at 113th with a score of 170 (+26). Junior Christopher Toney (La Plata, Md.) rounded out the scoring with a four stroke improvement of 88 (+16) to place 121st.

The Hawks stood as the highest scoring team at the even for the second consecutive day. UMES has 662 points thus far to stand at +86. The men had the sixth best improvement of all schools at the event and were one of 12 teams to improve on their totals from the first day.

William & Mary was the top scoring team again after finishing with a first-place score of 583 (+7). Indiana University of Pennsylvania jumped three spots to No. 2 with a seven stroke improvement to sit with 603 points. Rutgers dropped to third and has 604 points. Jeremy Wells from William & Mary led play again with a four-under-par score of 140, while IUP’s Zach Kempa tallied the lowest second-day score of 70 to move three spots to second.  Loyola’s Bart George finished third with a +1 score of 145.



The Hawks will resume play today, April 2, for the final day of action at the Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational. Today’s action will be the final of three days for the Hawks at the event.

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