College roundup: OU men tied for fourth, NSU, ORU, TU in action

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After two rounds at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate, the 10th-ranked University of Oklahoma men’s golf team shares fourth place with Northwestern with a score of 581 (+5). The 14-team event is being played at the Erin Hills Golf Course, a 7,234-yard, par-72 track located in Erin, Wis.
 
The Sooners, who recorded a 3-over 291 in the second round, sit 16 strokes behind leader and No. 11-ranked Stanford. OU trails second place and 31st-ranked SMU by five strokes and UCLA by just one stroke. The tournament is the first-ever collegiate event to be held at Erin Hills Golf Course, which will be the site of the 2017 U.S. Open.
 
Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers and SMU’s Bryson Dechambeau currently sit in first place with a two-day total of 140 (-4).
 
Michael Gellerman is leading the Sooners with a two-round 144 (E). The junior has fired even-par scores of 72 for both rounds, good for a tie for 11th place. Gellerman pocketed four birdies in the round.
 
With a 146 (+2), sophomore Beau Titsworth and senior Michael Schoolcraft share 20th place. On Monday, Titsworth carded a 2-over 74, while Schoolcraft shot a 71 (-1), four strokes better than his first-round total.
 
Junior Charlie Saxon shot a 2-over 74 for the second 18 holes, bringing his 36-hole total to 149 (+5). Saxon is tied for 36th place.
 
Freshman Max McGreevy, who shot a 1-under 71 in the first round, recorded a 10-over 82 Monday, dropping him from seventh place to a tie for 54th with a 153 (+9).
 
Competing as an individual in his first collegiate tournament, freshman Emilio Maurer matched his first round score of 76 (+4) Monday, bringing his two-round total to 152 (+8). Maurer is tied for 49th place.
 
The final round of the Erin Hills Intercollegiate will tee off at 8:30 a.m. CT Tuesday from holes No. 1 and No. 10. Live scoring (updated every three holes) will be available at www.golfstatresults.com.

NSU in fourth in Heart of America Invite

WARRENSBURG, Mo. – The Northeastern State men’s golf team landed in fourth place after Monday’s opening rounds of the UCM Heart of America Invitational, which is being held at the par-71, 6,029-yard UCM Golf Club.

The RiverHawks carded rounds of 290 and 296 to sit at 18-over-par 586. The team is eight strokes back of leader, host and No. 8-ranked Central Missouri (295-283=578). Arkansas Tech is second at 582 (288-294) and Nebraska-Kearney is a stroke ahead of NSU at 585 (293-292).

Junior Josh Strimple fired a career-low score of 2-under 69 in the opening round and was tied for the lead after 18 holes. He shot 75 in the second round and will enter the final round tied for fifth at 2-over 144. Freshman Tate Williamson is tied for 13th at 4-over 146 (75-71) and sophomore Jackson Hess returned to the lineup for the first time this fall and landed in a tie for 32nd at 7-over 149 (71-78).

Sophomore Brent Williamson carded an 8-over 150 (75-75) to sit in a tie for 37th, and freshman Marc Johnson landed at T-58 with an 11-over 153 (78-75).

UCM’s Cy Moritz leads the individual standings at 2-under 140 (74-66).

The 20 programs will hit the course bright and early Tuesday for the final round.

 
UCM HEART OF AMERICA INVITATIONAL – First Day Results

October 7, 2013 at Warrensburg, Mo.

(par 71, 6,029-yard UCM Golf Club)

 

Team Results

1.        #8 Central Missouri           295-283=578 (+10)

2.        (RV) Arkansas Tech           288-294=582 (+14)

3.        (RV) Nebraska-Kearney    293-292=585 (+17)

4.       (RV) Northeastern State      290-296=586 (+18)

5.        (RV) Lindenwood              291-298=589 (+21)

6.        (RV) SE Oklahoma State    298-293=591 (+23)

7.        Washburn                           301-293=594 (+26)

8.        Missouri Southern State    300-295=595 (+27)

9.        #17 Central Oklahoma      305-291=596 (+28)

10.     Central Missouri #2           296-301=597 (+29)

           Lincoln                                304-293=597 (+29)

12.     Winona State                      297-301=598 (+30)

13.     (RV) Fort Hays State          306-293=599 (+31)

14.     Missouri Western State     302-299=601 (+33)

15.     Upper Iowa                         303-303=606 (+38)

           Minnesota State                  302-304=606 (+38)

17.     Ouachita Baptist                 303-304=607 (+39)

18.     Arkansas-Monticello          307-303=610 (+42)

19.     Pittsburg State                    310-309=619 (+51)

20.     Southwest Baptist              314-322=636 (+68)

 

Top-5 Individuals

1.        Cy Moritz (Central Missouri)                       74-66=140 (-2)

2.        Lance Lawson (Nebraska-Kearney)           71-70=141 (-1)

3.        Trey Herman (Fort Hays State)                  73-69=142 (E)

4.        Michael Colgate (Nebraska-Kearney)         74-69=143 (+1)

T5.     Josh Strimple (Northeastern State)       69-75=144 (+2)

           Travis Mays (Central Missouri)                   72-72=144 (+2)

           Ryan Dyck (Lindenwood)                            72-72=144 (+2)

           Julio Arguelles (Arkansas Tech)                  72-72=144 (+2)

 

NSU Individuals

T5.     Josh Strimple                                                 69-75=144 (+2)

T13.   Tate Williamson                                            75-71=146 (+4)

T32.   Jackson Hess                                                  71-78=149 (+7)

T37.   Brent Williamson                                          75-75=150 (+8)

T58.   Marc Johnson                                                78-75=153 (+11)

ORU women shoot season low in Funston Invite

HUNTSVILLE, Texas-Despite shooting a season-low 294 in the first round, the Oral Roberts University women’s golf team found themselves in fourth place in a Southland Conference heavy field at the Harold Funston Invitational, Monday.

The Golden Eagles finished in a pack after two rounds, with the top four all finishing within a stroke of each other.

Alejandra Acosta shot an even-par 71 in the first round and leads the pack at 149 (71-78), tying for 15th overall. Paola Aviles (76-74), Paty Torres (73-77) and Alheli Moreno (74-76) all three shot 150s on the day to tie for 18th.

Shinwoo Lee rounded out the ORU scores with a 156 (80-76) to finish the day in 33rd.

The third and final round will be contested on Tuesday morning from the Raven Nest Golf Course.

Top Teams
1 – Lamar – 293-288—581
2 – Sam Houston St. – 286-298—584
3 – Incarnate Word – 292-299—591
4 – ORU – 294-303—597
5 – Stephen F. Austin – 304-296—600
6 – A&M-Corpus Christi – 303-303—606
7 – New Orleans – 307-307—614
8-Texas-Pan American – 320-313—633
9 – Western Texas – 317-320—637
10 – Tyler JC – 332-328—660

ORU Finishers
T15 – Alejandra Acosta – 71-78-149
T18 – Paola Aviles – 76-74—150
T18 – Paty Torres – 73-77—150
T18 –Alheli Moreno – 74-76—150
33 – Shinwoo Lee – 80-76—156

ORU men third heading into final round

HUNTSVILLE, Texas-Playing in the same tournament as the women, the Oral Roberts University men’s golf team put together a pair of solid rounds and sit in third place overall after two rounds of the Harold Funston Invitational.

Sam Houston State shot 559 (276-283) and leads the tournament by 14 shots over Abilene Christian (293-280—573) and ORU shot 288-292 to finish the day at 580.

All five ORU golfers finished the day in the top 30, with Scott Newell shooting the lone sub-par round to finish tied for fifth overall. Newell went low in round one (69) and finished at 141 (69-72). Spencer Sheets is tied for 16th at 145 (74-71) while Anthony Skirk (73-75) and David Holtgrewe (72-76) are tied for 25th overall at 148.

Josh Bernard improved three shots and finished with a 36-hole total of 151 (77-74) to tie for 30th.

The third and final round will be contested on Tuesday morning from the Raven Nest Golf Course.

Top Teams
1 – Sam Houston State – 276-283—559
2 – Abilene Christian – 293-280—573
3 – ORU – 288-292—580
T4 – Stephen F. Austin – 287-301—588
T4 – Tyler JC – 291-297-588
6 – Incarnate Word – 291-299-590
7 – Western Texas – 300-294—594
8 – Murray State CC – 313-305–618

ORU Finishers
T5 – Scott Newell – 69-72—141
T16 – Spencer Sheets – 74-71—145
T25 – Anthony Skirk – 73-75-148
T25 – David Holtgrewe – 72-76—148
T30  – Josh Bernard – 77-74-151

Tulsa women eighth after first round in Las Cruces

Las Cruces, NM –– The Tulsa women’s golf team sits in eighth place in a 14-team field after opening round action at the Price’s Give ‘Em Five Intercollegiate Monday. The Hurricane carded a score of 301 and is 11 strokes behind first-round leader UC Irvine at the New Mexico State University Golf Course.
 
Tulsa junior Franziska Voellinger shot a round of one-over par 73 and is in 11th place after the first 18 holes, while senior Kayla Riede’s score of 74 is good for 16th place.
 
Senior Karson Bizzell carded a round of 76 and is in 34th place, while sophomore Antonia Von Wnuck and sophomore Alex Haun are tied for 47th place after rounds of 78 today.
 
Portland State’s A Ram Choi turned in a four-under par 68 for first place after opening round play.
 
Teams return to action on Tuesday for second round play
 
TEAM SCORES
1.     UC Irvine                290
2.     Portland State         291
T3.  Nevada                    293
T3.  CSU Fullerton          293
5.     Cincinnati               297
6.     New Mexico State   298
7.     Boise State              299
8.     Tulsa                       301
T9.  Idaho                       304
T9.  BYU                        304
11.   Wyoming                305
12.   North Texas            306
13.   UTEP                     310
14.   Utah Valley             318    
 
 
TOP-5 INDIVIDUALS
1.           A Ram Choi, Portland State                  68 (-4)
2.           Tisha Alyn Abrea, CSU Fullerton          69 (-3)
T3.        Sara Banke, UC Irvine                           70 (-2)
T3.        Kaitlyn Oster, Idaho                              70 (-2)
T3.        Kacey Dalpes, New Mexico State          70 (-2)
T3.        Martina Edberg, CSU Fullerton              70 (-2)
 
TULSA INDIVIDUALS
T11.      Franziska Voellinger      73
T16.      Kayla Riede                   74
T34.      Karson Bizzell               76
T47.      Antonia Von Wnuck     78      
T47.      Alex Haun                     78
 
 

 

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