Jacksonville, Fla. — Oklahoma State leads and Tulsa is seventh after the first 36 holes of the John Hayt Invitational at Sawgrass Country Club.
Oklahoma State opened up a three-shot lead after posting a 13-under total of 563.
The Cowboys opened with a 282 during their morning round at the par-72, 6,966-yard layout before following with a 281 during the afternoon. OSU finished the day three shotsclear of UCF and seven ahead of Alabama-Birmingham.
UAB’s Sam Love grabbed the individual lead with a 135 total that included rounds of 67 and 68.
Coming off his first career victory at the Amer Ari Invitational, sophomore Jordan Niebrugge led a trio of Cowboys in the top 10, finishing the day tied for fifth place. Niebrugge opened with a 72 before posting a 69 during round two to finish the day at 141.
Senior Talor Gooch posted a pair of 71s, while freshman Zachary Olsen carded rounds of 69 and 73 to come in tied for ninth place at 142.
Redshirt freshman Wyndham Clark posted a 143 total to finish tied for 15th place, signing for rounds of 70 and 73.
Senior Ian Davis rallied after a 77 with a 68 to get to his 145 total and stand in a tie for 22nd place.
Competing individually, senior Kevin Dougherty posted consecutive 77s to get to 154 and stand alone in 67th place.
Senior Logan McCracken is leading the Tulsa men’s golf team with a 3-under par 141, tied for fifth, while the Hurricane team sits in seventh place in the 15-team field.
McCracken finished his opening round on Monday morning with a 4-under par score of 68, while shooting 1-over par 73 in second round action for his 141 total and fifth-place finish after two days.
Tournament play was suspended twice on Sunday, once for inclement weather and the final time for darkness. Therefore, team’s finished out the first round on Monday morning before the second round got underway.
Tulsa junior Matt Mabrey carded a second round 4-under par 68 after an opening round of 76 and sits in 18th place with a score of 144. Junior Cody Kent shot rounds of 77 and 74 for a 50th-place total of 151, followed by Colton Staggs’ 152 total for 57th place. Staggs shot rounds of 77 and 75.
The tournament will conclude on Tuesday with the final 18 holes.
1. Oklahoma State 282-281=563
2. UCF 287-279=566
3. UAB 290-280=570
6. North Texas 299-278=577
5. GRU Augusta 296-286=582
4. North Florida 290-293=583
7. Tulsa 298-288=586
T8. Coastal Carolina 293-294=587
T8. Louisville 297-290=587
10. Troy 300-290=590
11. Tennessee 300-293=593
12. Liberty 297-298=595
T13. UNCW 309-294=603
T13. Furman 300-303=603
15. Jacksonville 313-292=605
1. Sam Love, UAB 67-68=135 (-9)
2. Greg Eason, UCF 71-65=136 (-8)
3. Jason Roets, North Texas 73-65=138 (-6)
4. Maximillan Walz, Louisville 72-68=140 (-4)
T5. Logan McCracken, Tulsa 68-73=141 (-3)
T5. Jordan Niebrugge, OSU 72-69=141 (-3)
T5. Thomas Sutton, UAB 73-68=141 (-3)
T5. Ben Wheeler, Coastal Carolina 67-74=141 (-3)
T5. Logan McCracken 68-73=141
T18. Matt Mabrey 76-68=144
T50. Cody Kent 77-74=151
T57. Colton Staggs 77-75=152
T75. Mark Mumford 84-73=157
Oklahoma State Individuals
T5 Jordan Niebrugge 72-69 141
T9 Talor Gooch 71-71 142
T9 Zachary Olsen 69-73 142
T15 Wyndham Clark 70-73 143
T22 Ian Davis 77-68 145