No. 41 @MemphisMGolf Tied for Fifth After First Day of Mobile Intercollegiate
Feb. 17, 2014
MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Memphis men’s golf finished the first day of the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate tied for fifth place with a 6-over par 582 strokes. The Tigers are just 10 strokes behind the leader, Auburn University. Auburn is the only team in the field of 15 to finish the first day with a score that is better than par.
The Tigers finished the first round tied for second place with the now leading Auburn Tigers. In the first round junior Cory Gaylord led the team with a 2-under 70 strokes. He was followed closely by senior Erwan Vieilledent with a 1-under 71. Freshman Lars Van Meijel tallied a 2-over 74, while senior Will Pearson finished a stroke behind him at 75. Sophomore Thomas Perrot rounded out the scoring in the first round with a 5-over 77.
Pearson put together the best Memphis score in the second round, finishing with an even 72 strokes. Vieilledent and Perrot both finished a stroke behind Pearson, while van Meijel and Gaylord scored 74 and 76 respectively.
Vieilledent finished the day tied for 10th place overall, followed by Gaylord who is tied for 16th, Pearson tied for 21st, van Meijel tied for 28th and Perrot tied for 43rd.
The Tigers will return to actions Tuesday morning when round three begins with staggered starts on the first and 10th holes.