Men's Golf tied for third after Day 1 at Skyhawk Classic

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    Oct. 7, 2013

    By Tom Weber
    SIUSalukis.com

    The Southern Illinois men's golf team stands tied for third out of 16 teams after Day 1 at the Skyhawk Fall Classic, hosted by UT Martin.

    The Salukis are 6-under par, posting team scores of 284 and 286 in the two rounds of play on Monday. Lee University leads the pack at 20-under at the 6,685-yard, par-72 Paris Landing golf course, one of the signature courses of the Tennessee State Park system in Buchanan, Tenn.

    SIU's top scorer after Day 1 was Wade Thompson, who shot rounds of 70 and 72, good for 2-under par and 12th place out of 87 golfers. Also under par were Drew Novara and Andrew Mitchell at 1-under. Mitchell fired a 69 in the second round, which was the team's best 18-hole score.

    The final round of the tournament begins Tuesday morning.

    SIU Individual Scores

    T12 Wade Thompson: 70-72 (142) -2
    T16 Drew Novara: 71-72 (143) -1
    T16 Andrew Mitchell: 74-69 (143) -1
    T24 Steven Souchek: 71-73 (144) E
    T33 Caleb Harms: 72-73 (145) +1
    T71 Brady Brown: 78-75 (153) +9 *Brown competed as individual

    Day 1 Team Scores

    1 Lee University (Tenn.) 285-271 = 556 (-20)
    2 Tennessee-Martin 276-284 = (-16)
    T3 Southern Illinois 284-286 = (-6)
    T3 Murray State 285-285 = (-6)
    5 John A. Logan A 288-288 = (E)
    6 Dalton State 293-285 = (+2)
    7 Alabama State 284-297 = (+5)
    T8 Christian Brothers 295-287 = (+6)
    T8 Austin Peay State 290-292 = (+6)
    T10 Murray State (Gold) 289-294 = (+7)
    T10 UT Martin (Orange) 295-288 = (+7)
    12 Jackson State 297-287 = (+8)
    13 Union University 297-288 = (+9)
    14 IPFW 294-292 = +10)
    15 Tennessee State 300-293 = (+17)
    16 Bethel College TN 306-308 = (+38)

     

     

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