GREENVILLE, N.C. – In just his second collegiate tournament, Graham Hutchinson is in the top-10 on the individual leaderboard at the ECU Intercollegiate and Elon University men’s golf stands in a tie for fifth after completing the first two rounds of the tournament on Monday, April 2, at Brook Valley Country Club.
Elon (299-301–600) is just four strokes out of the top-three after Monday’s rounds. On the player leaderboard, the Phoenix has five players ranked in the top-30 and three in the top-15 heading into the final round. As a team, Elon made a combined total of 35 birdies through the first 36 holes of play.
Georgetown (297-287–584) is currently in the lead and is ahead of tournament host East Carolina by three strokes heading into Tuesday’s final round.
Hutchinson, who is competing as an individual for the Phoenix, made five birdies and 23 pars in the first 36 holes and is tied for eighth at three-over par for the tournament. He shot an impressive even-par 72 in the second round, making two birdies and 14 pars.
Jake Leavitt and Charlie May are each tied for 13th on the player leaderboard as they led the Phoenix lineup on day one. Leavitt made seven birdies for the day, while May made five in the second round to move up on the leaderboard.
Rounding out the top-30 competitors were Dustin Blank and Patrick Frodigh. Blank made three birdies and 12 pars in each of his first two rounds and is tied for 23rd overall. After struggling in the first round, Frodigh moved up 13 spots in the second round and heads into tomorrow’s final round tied for 30th individually.
Additionally for the Phoenix, Philip Loeb is tied for 32nd individually and is just one stroke behind Frodigh. William Harwood is tied for 40th and three strokes behind Loeb.
The final round of the ECU Intercollegiate begins tomorrow morning with tee times starting at 8 a.m.
April 2-3 | Greenville, N.C.
1. Georgetown (297-287–584) +8
2. East Carolina (295-292–587) +11
T3. Charleston Southern (301-295–596) +20
T3. Campbell (307-289–596) +20
T5. Gardner-Webb (302-298–600) +24
T5. Elon (299-301–600) +24
7. Radford (301-303–604) +28
8. High Point (308-298–606) +30
9. Old Dominion (310-309–619) +43
T8. Graham Hutchinson (75-72–147) +3
T13. Charlie May (75-73–148) +4
T13. Jake Leavitt (72-76–148) +4
T23. Dustin Blank (77-74–151) +7
T30. Patrick Frodigh (80-72–153) +9
T32. Philip Loeb (74-80–154) +10
T40. William Harwood (78-79–157) +13