@MemphisMGolf Finishes Second Round of NCAA Regional Tied for 10th
May 16, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – The University of Memphis men’s golf team finished first round action Friday after a rain suspended Thursday, in addition to completing second round play. The Tigers sit tied for 10th place with a score of 577 (+9), 10 shots behind fifth place and advancing to the NCAA Championship tournament.
Junior Cory Gaylord shot a 68 (-3) in the first round, with a 73 (+2) in the second round and is currently tied for 11th place individually.
Sophomore Thomas Perrot shot two rounds of 71 (E), putting him tied for 18 individually. Freshman Lars Van Meijel shot a 75 (+4) in the first round but followed it with a 70 (-1) in the second round and enters the third round tied for 39th individually. Senior Will Pearson and sophomore John Luke Tyner both finished the second round with a score of 150 (+8), with Pearson shootings rounds of 77 (+6) and 73 (+2) and Tyner shooting 76 (+5) and 74 (+3).
Top-seed Georgia Tech leads the pack with a score of 540 (-28), followed by Washington with a score of 556 (-12). Georgia Tech, Washington, Kentucky, Texas A&M and Florida State currently rank first through fifth at the Raleigh Regional and all stand to advance to the NCAA Championship Tournament if the standings hold through the third round.
Memphis will begin on the 10th hole Saturday morning. Tyner the first off the tee for the Tigers at 8:20 a.m. ET with Gaylord being the final to begin the round at 9 a.m. ET.