Men's Golf Eighth in Big Field After First Day at ASU
April 1, 2013
The Missouri State men's golf team is eighth of 20 teams after 36 holes at the Arkansas State Red Wolves Classic. The Bears shot 297-292--589 on Monday (Apr. 1) at RidgePointe Country Club in Jonesboro, Ark.
MSU was led, as it has been much of the season, by freshman Joey Johnson, who's tied for 11th after carding 73-70--143, one under par. Junior Nick Langley is next for the Bears in 23rd place, posting 73-74--147. Junior Eric Straub and freshman Mitch Mather are tied for 44th with 150 totals; Straub shot 75-75 and Mather 77-73. Freshman Brik Brauburger recorded 76-78--154 and is tied for 75th.
A pair of Bears are competing as individuals as Adam Welch is 52nd with 77-74--151 and Mark Karlsen a stroke behind in 59th with 78-74--152. Austin Peay State's Anthony Bradley leads the medalist race after the first day at 69-68--137.
APSU has a healthy lead in the team standings after notching 282-284-566, 12 better than second-place Belmont, which had 294-284--578. Samford is third at 581, followed by Southern Illinois (583), Arkansas State and Arkansas-Little Rock (585), Oral Roberts (587), the Bears, Tennessee-Martin (595) and Louisiana-Monroe (601) rounding out the top 10.
Tuesday's final round is scheduled for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.