KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Ryan Triller (Street, Md./North Harford) finished the first round in 18th place to lead the Mount St. Mary's men's golf team to a 25th-place standing at the Wendy's Kiawah Classic on Sunday.
Triller, who finished the Donald Ross Intercollegiate in sixth place after carding a three-round score of two over, continued his strong play in the first round after posting a one-over first round of 72 to sit in 18th place, four strokes behind the current leader.
Andrew Lawton (Severna Park, Md./Mount St. Joseph) (103rd place, 80), Tonny Aizpun (Barcelona, Spain/Lycee Francais De Barcelone) (111th place, 81), Kevin Ellison (Harrisburg, Pa./Bishop McDevitt) (117th place, 82) and Eric Flockhart (Mississauga, Ontario/St. Francis Xavier) (127th place, 87) round out the Mount's five competitors.
South Carolina leads the three-day event with a score of 285, four strokes ahead of Winthrop (289) while College of Charleston (290), Radford (292) and Western Kentucky (295) round out the Top-5 teams in the field. The Mountaineers sit in 25th place after posting a first-round score of 315.
Mount St. Mary's returns to action in the second round of the Wendy's Kiawah Classic on Monday.