Men’s Golf: Matadors Finishes 11th at the Del Walker Intercollegiate


Kenneth Berry

Having posted scores of 297 and 290 in the first two rounds, the Matadors completed the team round with a score of 301 and 888 overall, finishing dead last at the Del Walker Intercollegiate at Virginia Country College win Long Beach on Tuesday.

University of California, Riverside won first place with a score of 838. Despite the lack of team success the Matadors finished all their golfers finishing in the top-70.

Senior Steven Molumby finished tied for 40th to lead the Matadors. Molumby had scores of 74 and 73the first two rounds and a score of three-over 73 on Tuesday to finish at 10-over 220 for the tournament.

He had three bogeys on the back nine but countered with a pair of birdies at holes No. 12 and No. 18 to finish one-over par with a pair of bogeys on the front put him two-over and three-over for the day.

Senior Michael O’Connor, looking to continue his solid spring, finished tied for 47th at 12-over 222 following rounds of 73-74-75.

Freshman Joey Varnam, competed as an individual, and also tied for 47th after carding rounds of 79-70-73.

Junior Aaron Grimes, who was tied for 20th after two rounds Monday (73-70), struggled to a 10-over 80 on Tuesday to drop into a tie for 52nd at 13-over 223 for the tournament.

Junior Tim Snyder had his best round of the tournament Tuesday with a three-over 73 but only moved four spots as he wound up tied for 58th at 17-over 227.

Senior Aden Louez rounded out the five-man squad as he tied for 62nd at 21-over 231 with scores of 77-73-81.

Freshman Luis Calderon, also an individual, wound up 66th at 23-over 233 with rounds of 80-78-75 in his second tournament of the season.