UCO men in fifth place in MIAA Championship

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SPRING HILL, Kan. (ApriL 24) – Central Oklahoma had a trio of 73s and is in a tie for fifth place after second-day play at the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Men’s Golf Championships.

The Bronchos shot 293 at the 7,081-yard, par-72 Sycamore Ridge Golf Course and is at 593 heading into Wednesday’s final round. Lindenwood has the lead with a 574 total, followed by Central Missouri (586), Nebraska-Kearney (586), Washburn (588), the Bronchos and Fort Hays State (593).

Alexander Hughes, Wesley Jackson and Nick Pierce all shot 73, while Holden Crago had a 74 and Eli Armstrong a 76.  Armstrong is tied for 11th in the medalist standings at 146, with Crago tied for 15th at 147.

Hughes had seven pars, one birdie and a bogey in going out in even-par 36, then made eight pars with a lone bogey on the back nine for a closing 37.

Pierce made the turn at one-under 35 and was two-under through 14 holes before making three straight bogeys down the stretch.  Jackson had a pair of birdies in a front-nine 36, birdied his 10th hole to get to one-under and stayed there until double bogeying No. 17.


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