Jason Li Breaks School Record, fires 66 in Round Two of Golfweek DIII Fall Invite

Jason Li Breaks School Record, fires 66 in Round Two of Golfweek DIII Fall Invite

(MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team continued play at the second day of the 2019 Golfweek DIII Fall Invitational on Tuesday on the par 71, 6,725-yard Raven Golf Club at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida. Junior Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) broke the school record for the lowest individual round in the program's history, making six birdies on the back nine en route to a five-under par 66 to lead the Tartans. After 36 holes of play, the Tartans are currently sitting in a share for seventh out of 18 teams after carding a second consecutive 287 this morning for a total of six-over par 574 (287-287).

Li will enter the final round tomorrow in a share for second individually at seven-under par 135 (69-66), three strokes behind the individual leader Rob Wuethrich of Illinois Wesleyan, who backed up his 64 from yesterday with a three-under par 68 for a total of 132 (64-68).

Junior Jay Milch (Mount Kisco, N.Y./Fox Lane) carded a five-over par 76 for a total of 146 (70-76) and freshman Brian Li (Beijing, China/Blair Academy) continues to play steady backing up his 75 from Sunday with a one-over par 72, breaking his season-low, for a total of 147 (75-72).

Sophomore William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport Area) rebounded from a rough start Sunday morning, firing a two-over par 73 today to enter the final round tomorrow with a total of 152 (79-73). And sophomore Joshua Lim (San Francisco, Calif./Lowell) finished play with a 79 to enter the final day at 152 (73-79) along with Knauth.

With one more day remaining, the current 36-hole leader is Illinois Wesleyan University, firing a nine-under par 275 today for a two-day total of 559 (284-275). Close behind the leading team are last year's team champion and runner-up, Emory University (280-283) and Huntingdon College (283-280), both entering the final day four strokes behind at a total of five-under par 563.

The final round is set for Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m. CT.