This was the first time in four events this spring that the RiverHawks were able to get 36 holes in a day without weather interruptions.
Ty Shelnutt fired off the second lowest round of the day with a 66 in the afternoon and he is in second place carding a 141. Shelnutt trails Central Missouri’s Alex Springer by four shots after Springer shot a course record 61 in the afternoon round.
Tate Williamson is one shot back tied for third with a 142 (70-72). He leads the field with nine birdies, and shot a 3-under on par-4s.
The RiverHawks are five shots behind Lindenwood for second with Central Missouri holding a 20 stroke lead.
The final round of the tournament will start on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. with the final group teeing off at 10:20 a.m.
Crago had seven birdies on the day and Armstrong had five to rank among the individual leaders in that category.
Eli Armstrong paced a balanced attack that has Central Oklahoma in fourth place. The Bronchos fired rounds of 290-296 for a 586 total after two trips around the par-72 Smoky Hill Country Club. Central Missouri is in control of the 11-team tourney heading into Tuesday’s final round at 560, followed by Lindenwood (580), Northeastern State (585), UCO and Nebraska-Kearney (596).
Armstrong is tied for 12th in the individual standings after shooting 72-74 for a 2-over-par 146 total. Cody Troutman (75-72) and Holden Crago (71-76) were tied for 16th at 147, while Nick Pierce (72-76) was at 148 and Alexander Hughes (75-74) at 149.
Wesley Jackson (75-73) and Alberto Ruiz-Nava (76-72) were both at 148 competing as individual medalists.
|5||Nebraska – Kearney||312||284||596||+36|
|6||Missouri Western State||297||304||601||+41|
|7||Fort Hays State||305||297||602||+42|
|10||Missouri Southern State||317||309||626||+66|