HERSHEY, PA - Cody Pestun
lead after the first round of the Mid-Atlantic Regional after carding a
two-over 73 at the 7,061-yard Hershey Country Club. Pestun is
three-strokes ahead of the nearest competitor as the Wolverines sit in a
tie for fourth out of 15 teams with Washington & Jefferson after
firing a 327.
Extremely windy conditions and lightning fast greens led to high scores on the day as only 12 golfers broke 80.
A freshman from Damascus, Md., Pestun shot a tournament-best 37 on the front nine. He did even better on the back with a 36. Robert Ehrhardt also had a great showing and is tied for fifth out of 78 golfers at seven-over.
Also turning in cards for Wesley was Clayton Bunting, Eric Shellenhamer and Mike Robinson who all carded 88s and sit in a tie for 51st.
St. John Fisher leads the tournament after its top four combined to shoot a 313. They currently lead Allegheny College (323) by ten shots and are 13 strokes ahead of Franklin & Marshall (326).
Pestun and the Wolverines return to the East Course for another 18 holes on Monday, April 9, at 8:00 am.