Trinity Makes the Cut at NCAA Championship; Goldenring Tied for Third

Nick Branchina, Trinity

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - Tri-captain Will Rosenfield is tied for 20th overall with a two-day score of 148 (71-77) to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a three-way tie for fifth place in the team standings at the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships at Keene Trace Golf Club. 

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Trinity totaled 598 as a squad, including a 308 on the Champion Trace Course during the second round, and is knotted up with Methodist and Oglethorpe and 20 strokes behind first-place Illinois Wesleyan. The top 18 teams plus six individuals have made the cut and earn the right to compete for the NCAA title tomorrow and Friday. Trinity did not make the cut in its first two appearances in the NCAA Championships, including last season's 34th-place finish.  

Trinity's Jack Junge improved five strokes from yesterday's round with a team-low second-round score of 75, while Rosenfield and Ricardo Paes Leme both shot a 77. Taylor Kay-Green shot a 79 and Nick Branchina carded an 80. 

Williams' Sam Goldenring, playing as an individual, began the day leading the field, but dropped into a tie for third after a second-round score of 74 and has a two-day total of 143 (69-74).

The Bantams will begin the third round at 8:20 a.m. and play with Huntingdon College and Oglethorpe. Goldenring will tee off at 9:10 a.m. on Thursday.