No. 37 @MemphisMGolf Enters Final Round of USF Invitational in Sixth Place

March 3, 2014

DADE CITY, Fla. – The Memphis men’s golf team completed round two action at the USF Invitational Monday. The Tigers finished the round in sixth place after a 1-over 289 stroke performance. No. 33 South Florida, the host institution, shot an impressive 19-under par 269 to push their score to 26-under on the tournament and jump out into a nine stroke lead over No. 20 Florida State who finished the day at 17-under.  

Freshman Lars Van Meijel led the Tigers on Monday, shooting a 2-under 70, followed closely by junior Cory Gaylord who finished with a 1-under 71. Sophomore Thomas Perrot and senior Will Pearson each completed the second round with 2-over 74 stroke performances. Senior Erwan Vieilledent rounded out the action for the Tigers Monday with a 3-over 75.

Despite finishing Monday over par, Pearson enters the final 18-holes tied for sixth place individually with a tournament score of 6-under thanks to his first round of 64 on Sunday. Three ranked players sit at the top of the leaderboard, with No. 21 Brian Campbell of Illinois holding a four stroke lead at 13-under. No. 62 Chase Koepka of South Florida and No. 40 Adam Schenk of Purdue sit tied for second place at 9-under.

The final round of action at the USF Invitational will again see a staggered start with players starting either on the first hole or beginning their day on the back nine. The Tigers will be in groups seven through 10, with Perrot starting things for Memphis at the first hole at 8:50 a.m. with Vieilledent , van Meijel, Gaylord and Pearson following him, with Pearson starting action at 9:30 a.m.

Course:Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club: 2014 USF Invitational     Par 72 - 7153 Yards
current 
position
team scoring rounds total 
score
to par thru today 1 2
1
33 South Florida
-26 F   -19 281 269 550
2
20 Florida State
-17 F   -4 275 284 559
3
7 Illinois
-16 F   -8 280 280 560
4
35 Mercer
-14 F   -6 280 282 562
5
  UNCG
-11 F   +2 275 290 565
6
37 Memphis
-10 F   +1 277 289 566
7
23 Auburn
-7 F   -1 282 287 569
8
36 Purdue
-6 F   -1 283 287 570
9
  Florida
E F   -3 291 285 576
T10
  College of Charleston
+3 F   +3 288 291 579
T10
  Ohio State
+3 F   +2 289 290 579
12
  Cincinnati
+4 F   -1 293 287 580
13
  Marquette
+10 F   +3 295 291 586
T14
  Eastern Michigan
+11 F   +6 293 294 587
T14
  Wisconsin
+11 F   +11 288 299 587
16
  DePaul
+13 F   +8 293 296 589
17
  Air Force
+16 F   +10 294 298 592
Rank Rd 1 Rd 2 Total
6 Memphis 277 289 566
T6 Will Pearson 64 74 138
T15 Cory Gaylord 70 71 141
T30 Lars Van Meijel 73 70 143
T36 Erwan Vieilledent 70 75 145
T80 Thomas Perrot 78 74 152

 

 

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