MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - The Saint Leo men’s golf team shot a two-round 596 as they finished in 10th-place after the first day of the Barry Buccaneers Invitational hosted by Barry University and played at the Normandy Shores Golf Club on Monday afternoon.
The Lions , who sit a single stroke out of seventh and just five away from fifth, shot 295-301—596 the first day as they were led by J.P. Albuquerque who sits in 31st after a 71-78—149. Cole Cisbani is in 36th after he shot a two-round 74-76—150 and Tom Lynn is in 41st with a 77-74—151. Matt Cornuet rebounded from a rough first-round showing to finish day one in 45th as he shot 79-73—152 and Mark McGuire rounded out the SLU lineup in 48th, just four strokes out of the team lead with a 73-80—153.
The host Barry Buccaneers shot a low round 283 in the first round, then followed it up with a 290 on round two as the winds picked up. The Bucs (573) are five shots up on Johnson & Wales (285-293—578) and Nova Southeastern (285-293—578) in second place. Lynn (293-296—589) is fourth, while Florida Tech (294-297—591) and Brevard CC (287-304—591) are tied for fifth.
Individually, Johnson & Wales’ Nathan Leonhardt sits alone in first place after a 70-69—139 on the first day. Barry’s Carlos Velez (72-68—140) and Florida Tech’s Kyle Westhorpe (70-70—140) are tied for second.
The teams will play one round on Tuesday to decide the title.