Tigers Second After One Round at Memphis Intercollegiate
Oct. 3, 2005
Memphis, Tenn. - The Memphis men's golf team sits in second place, four shots off the lead, after one round of the Memphis Intercollegiate on Monday morning at Colonial Country Club. Round two is scheduled for this afternoon.
Southern Miss holds the lead after one round. The Golden Eagles shot a one-under 287. Memphis is second after carding a three-over 291. They lead third-place Penn State and Kansas State by three as the Nittany Lions and Wildcats are at six-over 294.
Individually, Southern Miss was helped to its first round lead by the five-under 67 shot by Justin Elliott, who leads the field. Tim Schaetzel of Michigan is second at four-under 68 while Memphis' Keven Fortin-Simard and Greg Huxman of Mississippi State, who is playing as an individual, are tied for third at three-under 69. Just eight players of the 83-player field shot under par in the first round.
For Memphis, Lewis Clarke, in his first start of the year, shot a one-under par 71 and is tied for seventh. Ian Rochester shot an even-par 72 and is tied for ninth place. Mike Regenold shot a seven-over 79 while Josh Ray, making his first start of his career, carded a 79. The Tigers also have two players playing as individuals. Robbie Greenwell shot a five-over 77 and Clayton Ellis had an 84.
Round two is scheduled for completion this afternoon.