Day One Complete At Golfweek Fall Challenge


Wassmer Leads Aces In First Day

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. – For the second tournament in a row, Caleb Wassmer is the early leader for the University of Evansville men’s golf team following the first day of action.  The Purple Aces played the opening 18 holes of the Golfweek Fall Challenge on Sunday at the True Blue Golf Club.

Wassmer toured the course in 73 strokes, just one over par.  His effort has him in a tie for the 31st spot with the first of three rounds complete.  One behind him was Isaac Rohleder, who carded a 2-over 74.  He stands in a tie for 43rd.

Dallas Koth recorded an opening-round score of 78.  In a close battle across the board, Koth is tied for 79th but is just five shots outside of the top 31.  Carson Parker wrapped up Sunday’s round with an 83 while Eli Rohleder checked in with an 86.

Mercer had the top team effort of the day, finishing with a 273 to sit eight strokes in front of Jacksonville State.  Martin Plukka of the Bears is tied with individual Harry Jones of Wofford for the individual lead.  Both finished with scores of 65, seven under par.

The second round of 18 is set for Monday with the final round of the 54-hole event set for Tuesday.