Gents Freshman Leads Jackson State Invitation After Two Rounds
Tuesday, September 18, 2007

JACKSON, Miss. – Centenary men’s golf freshman Greg Berthelot shot a first round 67 and second round 73 to help place him in a four way tie for first at the Jackson State National Invitational on Monday. Overall the Gents have a two-round total of 614, which puts them in a tie for ninth with Florida A&M.


Berthelot in the first round on Monday morning, was three shots better than four other competitors on the course.  However, during the afternoon round action his one over par was three shots more than Kyle Reddington of the University of Evansville and Jerry Price from Murray State, who are tied for the lead.


The other Gents golfers are Nick Faitz, who shot a 150 (76-74) and is tied for 33rd, while Mark Weeber (79-77) is six strokes behind Faitz and is in a tie for 43rd. Rounding out the Centenary scores are Zachary Bruhnke (80-88) and Matthew Williams (92-92), who shot a 168 and a 184 respectively.


As a team Centenary is 46 strokes behind Murray State, which leads with a score of 568. However, the Gents are five strokes back of eighth place Alabama State, who shot a 609 during day one.


Round three started on Tuesday morning, and the tournament will conclude on Wednesday.