Men's Golf Second After 18 Holes at Suspended Weibring Intercollegiate
The Missouri State men's golf team is in second place after the first round of the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate on Normal, Ill., a tournament that was suspended due to darkness Saturday (Oct. 2) evening before the second round could be completed. The Bears posted 307 in the first round and trailed leader Illinois by five strokes. The second round will be completed Sunday morning and then play will continue immediately with the final round.
The Illini and Bears stood 1-2 after the opener, with Nebraska, Akron and Iowa State right behind at 308. Northern Illinois was sixth at 309, followed by Louisville, 312; Northern Iowa, 313; Drake and Creighton, 315; Loyola, 318; Detroit Mercy, 324; SIU Edwardsville 327; Illinois State, 328; Bradley, 329; Western Illinois, 331; DePaul, 332; and Southern Illinois, 333.
Junior Will Hogan paced MSU in the first round, shooting a two-over-par 74 to tie for fifth place. Junior Jordan McLaurin is right behind with 75 and tied for eighth. Sophomore Daily Young is tied for 23rd after shooting 78, while senior Jack Courington is tied for 42nd with 80 and freshman Nick Langley tied for 50th with 81. Creighton's Austin Miller was the first-round leader with a 72.
Play is scheduled to resume at the Illinois State University Course at 8:45 a.m. Sunday.