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Li Wang '17 Shoots Incredible 60 at Macdonald Cup

Li Wang '17 Shoots Incredible 60 at Macdonald Cup

NEW HAVEN, Conn.-The Yale men's golf team (+13) is in eighth place after the completion of 36 holes at the Macdonald Cup.  The B-team (+7) is in a tie for fourth.  Rain caused delays in play yesterday, so the second round was finished early this morning.

 

The Bulldogs had an absolutely incredible day from senior captain Li Wang (-7).  After shooting a 73 in his opening round, Li came back with what may be a NCAA D1 record, ten-under, 60, in round two.  He birdied five holes on both the front and back nine in what would finish as a clean round.  Li also came within about a foot of a 59, as his chip on the mammoth 18th stopped just short of the hole.  Although a 59 would have put him in almost unchartered territory, he will happily settle for the unconfirmed lowest round in NCAA D1 history.

 

Freshmen Jordan Weitz (-1) and junior Henry Cassriel (+1) also had strong days on the Course at Yale.  Jordan shot an impressive 67 in his second round, while Henry displayed formidable consistency with his 71-70 day. 

 

Stirling University (+1), who came all the way from Scotland, are leading the tournament with the final round of play coming today.  Results can be found here.

 

Report filed by Noah Asimow '17, Yale Sports Publicity