W&J Men's Golf Misses Cut at NCAA Championships
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Washington & Jefferson College shot its second-lowest round of the season, but still missed the cut on Wednesday, May 11 following the second round of the 2011 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Tournament at the Grandover Resort.
The top 15 teams advance to the final two rounds. W&J placed 27th in the 40-team field with a two-day score of 615 (314-301). Washington & Jefferson finished 15 strokes back of the cut line.
The Presidents were led in the second round by freshman Brian Omslaer (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park), who shot a season-low score of one-under par 71. Omslaer, whose previous collegiate-best score was 76, finished in a tie for 84th place with 152 strokes.
Senior Brad Cieslinski (Natrona Heights, Pa./Highlands), who was selected to the GCAA PING Mid Atlantic All-Region Team last night, placed 76th in a 205-man field with 151 strokes (77-74). Today’s round was the 76th and final of Cieslinski’s All-America career.
Freshman Tyler Fewell (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin East) tied for 118th place with 156 shots (79-77), while classmate Colin Izzo (Longmeadow, Mass./Longmeadow) tied for 124th with a total of 157 (78-79).
Senior E.J. Morascyzk (Washington, Pa./Trinity) closed out his career, which earned him eight varsity letters (4 - golf, 4 - basketball) with 159 strokes (80-79). He tied for 145th place.
St. John’s (Minn.) leads the team standings with a one-over par score of 577 (286-291). Chris Morris of Centre (Ky.) owns a four-shot lead in the individual standings with 132 strokes (-12; 67-65).
Washington & Jefferson College was making its fourth appearance at the national championship event. The Presidents also captured the school’s 15th PAC men’s golf championship in April.