Tigers Go Low In Second Round Of Billy Hitchcock
April 10, 2004
Opelika, AL - Memphis junior Allan Thomas turned in his second consecutive round of two-under par 70 and is currently tied for third after 36-holes of the 2004 Billy Hitchcock Invitational . Thomas is four under par going into Sunday's final round and trails leader Jonathan Dismuke of Auburn by just two strokes.
Dismuke, who is in with a score of 138, leads all individuals after shooting a four under par 68 in the opening round and backing that up with a two-under par 70 on Saturday. Matias Anselmo of Jacksonville State is second with a score of 139, while Thomas is tied for third.
Memphis, which enter the second round in eighth place with a score of 293, fired a six-under par team score of 282 and vaulted into second place going into the final round of competition. Auburn University, the first round leader, maintained its lead over the field with a team score of 284 in the second round. The War Eagles will take a seven stroke lead over Memphis into the final 18-holes of play.
Memphis sophomore Clayton Ellis matched Thomas's two under par round of 70 on Saturday to move into a tie for 15th along with senior Alan Weant, who carded a one-under par round of 71. Senior David Jeans also added a 71 on Saturday and is tied for 30th.
1. Auburn 284-284--568
2. Memphis 293-282--575
3. Jacksonville State 281-295--576
4. Georgia State 299-283--582
5. Florida State 286-297--583
Texas A&M 289-294--583
7. Ole Miss 295-289--584
8. Charleston 291-295--586
9. Southeastern Louisiana 288-299--587
10. UAB 289-302--591
11. South Alabama 294-300--594
12. Mississippi State 305-304--609