Rodriguez and Romashkin in top five at Lehigh


Aces sit in second place in team standings

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – At the midway point of the Lehigh University Invitational, the University of Evansville men’s golf team is in second place at Saucon Valley Country Club.

Andres Rodriguez set the pace for the Purple Aces, carding a 1-under 71 to wrap up the day in a tie for third place.  Shooting an even 72 was Daniil Romashkin.  He is tied for 5th entering the final round.

Nicholas Gushrowski and Caleb Wassmer recorded scores of 76 and are tied for 28th while Carson Parker shot an 80 on Friday and is tied for 58th.

As a team, the Purple Aces are right in the mix with a score of 295.  UE is just two behind leader Lehigh while Monmouth is in third place with a 297.  Evan Sitts of Binghamton and Harry Dessel from Lafayette are tied atop the individual standings with opening round scores of 68, 4 under par.

Saturday will mark the final 18 holes.