SU roundup: Hornets shoot a 282 in golf opener

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — The Shenandoah University men’s golf team opened its participation at the 44th Annual Marine Federal Credit Union Intercollegiate Golf Championships by shooting a collective 282 Friday afternoon.

Playing the par-70, 6110-yard Scarlet course, Shenandoah posted two scores in the 60s and two more in the 70s to post the squad’s low round of the year.

Junior Evan Cocke paced SU with a five-under-par 65 with classmate Doc Schulte posting a one-under 69.

Sophomore Brennan Lloyd had a three-over 73 and Brett Dubin a 75 to complete the Hornets four qualifying scores.

Michael Plath had an 81 that did count toward the team total.

The Hornets will play the par-72 Gold course Saturday with the tournament field split following the day’s play. SU will play either the Scarlet or Gold course on Sunday in the final round depending upon its collective finish from the opening two rounds.

Track and field
BRIDGEWATER – The Shenandoah University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams open their second meet of the spring Friday night with a number of strong performances at the Jopson Invitational hosted by Bridgewater College.

Senior Jaclyn Mohlmann led the SU women by finishing second in the high jump – Mohlmann actually tied Kristen Trice at 1.59 meters, but Trice was declared the winner based on fewer misses at the final height.

Mohlmann is currently fifth in the long jump at 4.69; this result, along with the results in the 1500 and the 4 x 100 meter relay, will become official Saturday following those event’s unseeded heats.

In the throws, sophomore Morgan Smith was third in the hammer at 38.22 meters with Danyelle McGrady eighth and Melanie Arfuso ninth.

McGrady had a third place showing in the javelin, tossing it 34.70 meters, with Mohlmann fourth and Brooke Hargreaves 10th.

In the 1500 meters, Shelby Shrader was seventh and Emily Cobb 10th at 5:11.26 and 5:22.18, respectively.

Mckenzie Fennell rounded out the women’s competitors by winning the 10000 meters with a 43.01.36.

On the men’s side, Ray Parsons was second in the 10000 meters at 34:04.58. Winston Davis backed up Parsons with a 10th place showing.

The 4 x 100 relay squad of Tyler Fisher, Everton Eastwood, David Johnson and Leonard Scott currently leads at 43.62.

Anthony Banks had a 1.81 leap in the high jump to finish tied for fourth; he placed fifth on misses at that height.

In the men’s throws, Phillip Way was seventh and Justin Neff eighth in the hammer at 37.47 and 37.41 meters, respectively.

David Johnson, who is currently eighth in the long jump, finished fifth in the javelin with a toss of 42.53 meters. Neff was eighth at 40.55.

The event concludes with a full day of action Saturday.