Men's golf tied for 12th after day one at UALR/First Tee Collegiate
The Missouri State men’s golf team finished Monday’s first day of competition tied for 12th place at the UALR/First Tee Collegiate at Chenal Country Club in Little Rock, Ark. Senior Matt Sullivan sits in 30th place after finishing with a 145 total to lead the Bears, who shot 593 over the event’s first two rounds.
The Bears shot an opening-round 293 to tie for fifth place, but struggled in the second round, posting a 12-over par 300. Sullivan fired a first-round 75, then came back with a 2-under par 70 in round two. Freshman Jay McBride carded 71-76--147 and currently sits tied for the 40th spot, while junior Damaso Carrera shot 72-76--148 to finish the day tied for 50th place. Scott Glenn shot a 154 and fellow freshman Matt Cermak finished day one with a 156 total.
Lamar leads the 17-team field with a 27-under par 549 total, while Sam Houston State’s Robert Gwin leads for medalist honors after firing 67-67--134.
Tuesday’s final round of competition gets under way at 8 a.m.