Fernandez leads Wildcats at Linfield Invite

Alex Fernandez
Alex Fernandez

McMinnville, Ore. -- The Johnson & Wales University men's golf team improved its team score by 14 shots to conclude the Linfield College Wildcat Invitational on Sunday at Michelbook Country Club. 

Senior Alex Fernandez carded a second-round 78 (+6) on Sunday to finish 16-over for the tournament and tied for 29th individually. Sophomore Steven Gadient matched Fernandez with a 78 on Sunday, placing him tied for 34th with a tournament total of 163. Sophomore Andrew Thimjon equaled Gadient at +19 for the invite after Sunday's 79. 

Junior Manny Garcia (167) and sophomore Matt Randall (172) concluded the scoring for JWU Denver, which placed seventh as a team with a score of 652. The Wildcats return to competition Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Revolutionary Classic in Rising Sun, MD.