Eric Onesi Tied For First Round Lead At the Eastern Amateur

July 11, 2008
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

July 11, 2008

PORTSMOUTH, VA--Eric Onesi (Bear, DE.) shot a first round 63 Thursday and is tied for first place with JMU's Scott Marino at the Eastern Amateur. Fellow Monarch John Murphy shot a 66 and is tied for sixth.

Onesi, a two-time All-CAA selection shot a 32 on the front and 31 on the back nine. He and Marino are two strokes ahead of Jude Eustaquilo of Lake Worth, FL, Dan Hurley of Leesbug, VA, and Roger Newsom of Virginia Beach.

Stan Guerrero (Tijuana, Mexico), who graduated in May was named ODU's Male Athlete of the Year and a three-time All-CAA selection shot a 68 in the first round.

The tournament is being played at Elizabeth Manor in Portsmouth, Va. Onesi won the Delaware Open earlier this week by 13 strokes.


Top 10 after the first round 1.Scott Marino 63 Eric Onesi 63 2.Jude Eustaquilo 65 Dan Hurley 65 Roger Newsom 65 Atrick Simard 65 6.Alex Boyd 66 Kyle Coconis 66 Tim Driver 66 John Murphy 66