No. 47 @MemphisMGolf Maintain Sixth Place After Second Round of American Championship
April 28, 2014
INNISBROOK, Fla. – The University of Memphis men’s golf team finished second round action at the American Athletic Conference Championship Monday afternoon shooting a 295(+11) to maintain their spot in sixth place in the field of 10 teams.
Senior Will Pearson led the Tigers with a 71 (E), giving him 144 (+2) for the tournament and putting him tied for 10th place.
Sophomore Thomas Perrot finished with the second best round of the day for Memphis, shooting a 73 (+2) on Monday, giving him 150 (+8) for the tournament and putting him tied for 28th place overall. Junior Cory Gaylord shot a 75 (+4) to give him a score of 149 (+7) through two rounds.
Freshman David Long rounded out the scoring for the Tigers, shooting a 76 (+5) on Tuesday to give him 156 (+14) through the first two rounds. Lars Van Meijel shot a 78 (+7) Monday, tying him for 33rd place with an overall score of 152 (+10).
No. 5 UCF barely maintained their lead from the first round, shooting 289 (+5), entering the final round just one stroke ahead of No. 31 SMU, who shot 286 (+2) on Monday. The Tigers enter Tuesday with a score of 593 (+25), with a five stroke lead over seventh place Cincinnati.
For the third round in a row, Memphis will be in the first five pairings to tee-off from the first hole. Tuesday the Tigers will be paired with golfers from Louisville. Long will start things for Memphis at 8:00 a.m. ET, with Pearson being the last Tiger on the course, teeing off at 8:40 a.m. ET.