Men's golf 10th after day one of Puerto Rico Classic
Sophomore Gareth Shaw is tied for tenth after one round at the Puerto Rico Classic.
Sophomore Gareth Shaw is tied for tenth after one round at the Puerto Rico Classic.

Sunday, February 26, 2006

San Juan, P.R. (February 26, 2006) - The ETSU men's golf squad opened the spring schedule with a first round 292, and sit in 10th place after the first round of the Puerto Rico Classic.


The University of Alabama leads the 18-team field by one stroke over second place Georgia, firing a opening round 280.  There is four-way tie four first on the individual leader board with Georgia's Todd Brendon, Florida's Brett Stegmaier, Arizona State's Lenny Park and Texas' Farren Keenan all shooting four-under par 68.


Sophomore Gareth Shaw (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) paced the Bucs with an opening round two-under 70, and is tied for 10th.  Freshman Jordan Findlay (Fraserburgh, Scotland) shot even-par and is tied for 25th.  2005 All-American Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) is tied for 38th after firing a first round two-over 74.  Freshman Adam Hodkinson (Dore, England) finished round one with a four-over 76, good for a tie for 56th, and sophomore Cian McNamara (Limerick, Ireland) rounded out the scoring effort with a first round seven-over 79 and is tied for 76th.


The tournament continues with second round play tomorrow and concludes with round three on Tuesday, February 28.

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