Memphis Tied for seventh at Bank of America Intercollegiate
April 7, 2008
MEMPHIS - The University of Memphis men's golf team is tied for seventh after two rounds of the Bank of America Intercollegiate. The tournament is being played at the Reunion Golf and Country Club in Madison, Mississippi and hosted by the University of Mississippi. The Tigers shot a combined two-round total of 593 and are tied with North Florida.
Senior Ian Rochester continued his stellar play this spring as he recorded a six-under-par 138 on the day. Rochester is in second place. Sophomore Brandon Bunn is tied for 23rd after firing a two-round total of 145. Senior Kyle Ritchie is tied for 42nd after recording a 149. Senior Robbie Greenwell and junior Brad Benjamin carded a 155 and 161 respectively.
Tennessee Chattanooga and LSU lead the field with 18 holes remaining; each recording an opening day team score of 13-under-par. Tournament host Ole Miss is two shots back of the leaders. Jonathan Randolph of Ole Miss leads the individual competition shooting a nine-under 135 in round one. Randolph has a three stroke advantage on Rochester heading into the final round of play.
The Tigers will complete the Bank of America Intercollegiate with round three on Tuesday.