STATESBORO, Ga. -- Junior Steven DiLisio began his spring season in fine form, carding rounds of 66 and 67 on Sunday and opening a four-stroke lead on the field at the Georgia Southern Individual Championship in Statesboro, Ga.
DiLisio carded a six-under 66 in Sunday’s first round and backed that up with a five-under 67 in the afternoon. With 18 holes to play on Monday, the junior from Swampscott, Mass., leads Tennessee’s Nolan Ray by four strokes and is seven strokes clear of Georgia Southern’s Avery Price.
The event, hosted by Georgia Southern at the par-72 Georgia Southern GC, is scored individually, with no team scoring. Duke senior Shrish Dwivedi is tied for fifth at two-under par after rounds of 72 and 70. Freshman Quinn Riley is tied for 15th (76-70), followed by sophomore Harrison Taee in 24th (70-78), and Drew Powell (72-81) and Qi Wen Wong (79-74) in 49th.
DiLisio signed a pair of cards on Sunday that included 17 birdies.
Monday’s final round begins at 8:30 a.m. with no live scoring.