Lecanto, Fla. – The Tulsa menâ€™s golf team is in ninth place following two rounds at the American Athletic Conference Championship. The Golden Hurricane struggled on day two for a score of 317 for a 36-hole total of 617 at the par-72 Quarry Course at Black Diamond Ranch.
As a team, the Hurricane shot 17 strokes over Sundayâ€™s opening round 300 and fell back two places into ninth place.
Freshman Jack Knoesel is Tulsaâ€™s top finisher after two rounds with a score of 150 for 24th place after carding a four-over par 76 on Monday. Sophomore Francisco Yanez is in 33rd place with a total score of 154, while two strokes behind him is junior Matthew Marquez in 37th place with a 156 total. Yanez turned in a round of 77 on Monday, while Marquez scored an 82.
Freshman Marc Kepka is one stroke behind Marquez with a score of 157 for 38th place, while red-shirt freshman Sam Humphreys is in 45th place with a total score of 162.
Defending champion South Florida continues to lead the field with a nine-under par score of 567, holding a 12-stroke lead over second-place Houston and East Carolina. USFâ€™s Chase Koepka and Houstonâ€™s Vincent Martino share the individual lead with scores of five-under par 139.
The final 18 holes being played on Tuesday. Live scoring can be found at www.Golfstat.com or on the Golfstat mobile applications.
1. South Florida 285-282=567
T2. Houston 290-289=579
T2. East Carolina 287-292=579
4. Memphis 294-290=584
5. UCF 293-294=587
6. Cincinnati 295-293=588
7. UConn 302-297=599
8. Temple 304-303=607
9. Tulsa 300-317=617
T24. Jack Knoesel 74-76=150
T33. Francisco Yanez 77-77=154
37. Matthew Marquez 74-82=156
T38. Marc Kepka 75-82=157
45. Sam Humphreys 79-83=162
T1. Chase Koepka, South Florida 71-68=139 (-5)
T1. Vincent Martino, Houston 70-69=139 (-5)
T3. Aksel Olsen, South Florida 70-70=140 (-4)
4. Zach Zaback, UConn 77-64=141 (-3)
5. Wesley Conover, ECU 69-73=142 (-2)