OC Stars tied for lead in U.C. Ferguson Classic

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University had a share of the team lead after the first day of the 43rd U.C. Ferguson Classic on Monday at Lincoln Park Golf Course.

The Stars, ranked third in NAIA men’s golf, posted a 284-291-575 to be tied with Odessa (Texas) atop the leaderboard. Garrison Mendoza and Jamie Warman were tied for third place individually to lead OCU.

Mendoza, a junior from Clinton, Okla., carded a 71-72-143, while Warman, a senior from Perth, Western Australia, Australia, provided the Stars with a 70-73-143. Mendoza led the tournament by making par on 27 holes Monday. Warman tallied seven birdies. Fernando Arzate of Bellevue (Neb.) had the individual lead with a 71-69-140.

Oklahoma City’s Matthew Cheung contributed a 70-74-144 to be tied for seventh. Cheung, a junior from Brisbane, Australia, knocked in seven birdies. Anthony Marchesani supplied OCU with a 75-72-147 to be knotted for 15th. Marchesani, a senior from Rosebud, Victoria, Australia, picked up six birdies. Zach Oliver, a senior from Checotah, Okla., had a 73-77-150.

Rupert Kaminski, a freshman from Johannesburg, South Africa, led the Oklahoma City Black team with a 74-71-145, while Issa Abou el Ella, a senior from Alexandria, Egypt, added a 74-73-147.

Scott Verplank, a senior from Edmond, Okla., put together a 74-77-151, and Jett Johnson, a senior from Norman, Okla., compiled a 77-75-152. Wyatt Robson, a junior from Ada, Okla., turned in an 80-76-156. Brett Dixon, a junior from Trinidad, Colo., had a 78-74-152 competing as an individual.

The field faced wind gusts up to 39 mph. Temperatures started the day at 66 degrees and reached 89 degrees during the day.

The final round of the U.C. Ferguson Classic starts with a shotgun start 8 a.m. Tuesday. 


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