Bellevue University Takes Lead at Nebraska Intercollegiate
Round One Conducted Friday at Norfolk Country Club
NORFOLK (October 9, 2020) - Bellevue University jumped out to the lead after the first round of the 2020 Nebraska Intercollegiate at Norfolk Country Club on Friday.
The Bruins hold a large lead and were the only team to break par with a 282 (-6) total. It's a 14-stroke lead, as Nebraska Wesleyan University sits in second at 296 (+8). Four Bruins are in the top two, with freshman Hugo Ronnberg leading the way. Ronnberg shot the low round of the day, a 69 (-3) and leads by two strokes in the individual race.
Four other players broke par, including three Bellevue Bruins. Floris-Jan Oosterhof, Rodrigo Navarrete and Alex Zillig all shot rounds of 71 (-1) to help their team to the comfortable lead.
Bryce VunCannon is also tied for second at 71 (-1), as he led Nebraska Wesleyan with his red figures. His teammate, Connor Dormann, is tied for sixth at 73 (+1), along with Doane University's Garrett Dalton.
Concordia University's Drew D'Ercole and Bellevue's Cameron Lampe both finished with rounds of 74 (+2) and are tied for eighth. Rounding out the Top 10 is Doane's Ryan Weiss and Nebraska Wesleyan's Jack Goering in a tie for 10th at 75 (+3).
The final round begins with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. Pairings for the final round are available on the NGA website below, along with the scoring page and additional information.
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The Nebraska Golf Association, founded in 1966, is comprised of all members of public and private clubs and/or municipal or regional golf associations which utilize an approved handicap service recognized by the USGA and provided by the NGA. Our mission is to uphold and promote the game of golf and its values to all golfers in Nebraska. Among the duties of the Association include governance of member clubs and service as their handicapping and course rating authority, conduct of state golf championships, local USGA qualifying & other notable competitions, promotion of junior golf, presentation of worthwhile educational programs and support of allied golf organizations in Nebraska. The Nebraska Golf Association is an Allied Golf Association of the USGA and carries out core services including Handicap Administration and Oversight, Course Rating, Rules of Golf and Rules of Amateur Status, Tournaments and USGA Championship Qualifiers and USGA Initiatives and Community Programs.