Troxler leads field at Carey Classic

Troxler leads field at Carey Classic

No. 4 Mississippi Gulf Coast got off to a strong start at the Carey Collegiate Classic, with Colin Troxler leading the field.


The Bulldogs shot 1-over as a team and are eight shots behind first-place Coastal Georgia at the par-72 Canebrake Country Club on Monday. Troxler (So., Hahnville/Luling, La.) fired a 6-under 66 to lead by one over Coastal Georgia's Paxton Shuman.


Gulf Coast's Wyatt Adkison (So., East Central/Hurley) also finished in red numbers, with his 1-under good for an eight-place tie.


Jonathon Newman (So., North Pike/Summit) is tied for 16th at 1-over, and Colby Blake (Fr., Parklane/Tylertown) is tied for 22nd with a 74.


The field includes four NAIA schools (William Carey, Bethel, Loyola New Orleans, Coastal Georgia), two NCAA Division II schools (Spring Hill, Mississippi College) and fellow MACJC member East Central. East Central is in 10th, 21 shots behind Gulf Coast.


The tournament concludes Tuesday with 18 holes. 


Team Score
1. Coastal Georgia 281 (-7)
2. William Carey 284 (-4)
3. Spring Hill 285 (-3)
4. MGCCC 289 (+1)
5. Mississippi College 295 (+7)
6. Blue Mountain 296 (+8)
7. Loyola-New Orleans 298 (+10)
8. Spring Hill B 300 (+12)
9. William Carey B 305 (+17)
10. East Central 310 (+22)
11. Bethel (Tenn.) 316 (+28)

MGCCC scores

Player Score
1. Colin Troxler 66 (-6)
T8. Wyatt Adkison* 71 (-1)
T16. Jonathon Newman 73 (+1)
T22. Colby Blake 74 (+2)
T34. Colby Entriken 76 (+4)
T39. Jackson Wedgeworth 77 (+5)

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