Men's Golf in Fifth After First Round of C-USA Championships

 

 
 
 
Team    Rounds Score
1 2 3 F
1. No. 20 SMU 278 - - 278 -10
2. No. 37 UCF 285 - - 285 -3
3. No. 29 Houston 286 - - 286 -2
4. UTEP 289 - - 289 +1
5. Memphis 291 - - 291 +3
6. Marshall 292 - - 292 +4
7. Southern Miss 294 - - 294 +6
8. UAB 296 - - 296 +8
9. No. 43 Tulsa 297 - - 297 +9
T10. Rice 298 - - 298 +10
T10. East Carolina 298 - - 298 +10
12. Old Dominion 299 - - 299 +11
Memphis Leaders
1 2 3 F
5 Grant Milner 69 - - 69 -3
T10 Will Pearson 71 - - 71 -1
T28 Thomas Perrot 74 - - 74 +2
T47 Cory Gaylord 77 - - 77 +5
 T47 Carlson Cox  77 - - 77  +5

TEXARKANA, Ark. - The University of Memphis men's golf team fired a 3-over-par 291 to sit in fifth place after the first round of the Conference USA Championships on Sunday at the Texarkana Country Club.

Juniors Grant Milner and Will Pearson paced the Tigers through the first 18 holes as Milner carded a 3-under-par 69 to finish fifth while Pearson tied for 10th after a 71 in the first round. Freshman Thomas Perrot tied for 28th after shooting a 74 in the opening round, while senior Carlson Cox and sophomore Cory Gaylord tied for 47th with 77s.

No. 20 SMU holds a seven-stroke lead over No. 37 UCF after firing a 10-under-par 278 to begin the tournament. No. 29 Houston is one stroke back from UCF with a 286 while UTEP is in fourth with a 289.

Cox will tee off first for the Tigers tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. off hole 1. Memphis will be paired with UTEP and sixth-place Marshall for the second round. Fans can follow along with tomorrow's action by visiting Golfstat.com.


 

 

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