SNOW HILL, N.C. - After the first day of the Conference Carolinas Men's Golf Championship Belmont Abbey sits in seventh place with a 296 shot total. The Crusaders trail the leader, Southern Wesleyan, by 11 strokes.
Nick Stafford led The Abbey with a team-low 70 in the first round, giving him a share of third-place. Levi Kettelhut's 72 has him tied for eighth in the field as Maurizio DeBono sits tied for 26th with a 76. Tied for 36th is Chris Kopack with a 78 and Michael Mead is in 40th after an 82 Sunday.
The Conference Carolinas Men's Golf Championship is being held at Cutter Creek Golf Club in Snow Hill, N.C. Round two begins Monday.