Dye leads team, tied for 10th after 36 holes of NACC tournament

October 9, 2018
Maxwell Dye golf

Maxwell Dye

Kenai’s Maxwell Dye fired the lowest round for the Marian University men’s golf team after the first two days of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Championship in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

The 5-foot-8 sophomore carded a 5-over 77 at the 6,800-yard Whistling Straits Irish Course, a five-stroke improvement from his Day 1 score.

He shot an 82 on the first day to give him a 36-hole total of 159, leaving him tied for 10th among the 41-man field.

The final two rounds of the NACC Championship are set for April 28-29 from Stonebridge Country Club.

Dye, of Kenai High fame, is one of just two college golfers from Alaska.

He is ranked No. 1 at Marian this season with a 78.5 scoring average in seven rounds. His low score was 76.

Dye came into this season ranked 13th all-time on the D3 school’s list with a 78.2 average score.