September 3, 2016

Freshmen Leading Way at The Carmel Cup

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Sept. 3, 2016

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jeg Coughlin III buried six birdies on Day Two of The Carmel Cup and leaped 22 slots on the individual leaderboard up into a share of 14th place overall. His second round 67 (-5) is the low score for any Buckeye thus far in the event. Fellow freshman, Caden Orewiler, stands next to Coughlin at 3-under for the tournament and tied for 14th.

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As a team, the Buckeyes shaved 12 strokes off their score between rounds, going from a 366 on the first day to 354 in Round Two.

Will Grimmer is right behind the pair of rookies at 2-under (142). Grimmer matched Coughlin’s 74 in the opening round and six birdies on Saturday to ultimately earn a share of 23rd place through 36 holes (74-68). Orewiller dipped into the 60s on Day One (69) and came back with an even par tally (72) in his second trip around the course.

Josh Wick joined the aforementioned trio as a two-time contributor to the team tally. The Upper Arlington, Ohio native came in at 2-over in Round Two and is tied for 35th for the event (72-74). First-year Buckeye Daniel Wetterch got in on the team scoring as well, registering a 73 in round two.

BUCKEYE RESULTS
8th — Team 366-354–720 (E)
T-14th — Jeg Coughlin III 74-67–141 (-3)
T-14th — Caden Orewiler 69-72–141 (-3)
T-23rd — Will Grimmer 74-68–142 (-2)
T-35th — Josh Wick 72-74–146 (+2)
46th — Daniel Wetterich 80-73–153 (+9)
47th — Addison Coll 77-77–154 (+10)

Round Two starts at 10:10 p.m. ET Sunday morning. The Buckeyes will play alongside No. 35 TCU, No. 18 Arkansas and No. 14 Oklahoma.