Men's Golf in 4th place at APSU Intercollegiate after record-setting second round

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    Oct. 14, 2013

    By Tom Weber
    SIUSalukis.com

    The Southern Illinois men's golf team had a superb second round to move from ninth to fourth place at the end of Day 1 of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate on Monday.

    The Salukis were 6-over par heading into the second round but finished the day at 9-under by posting a school-record team score of 272 -- besting the previous record of 275. With one round remaining on Tuesday, Belmont leads the pack at 21-under par in the 14-team tournament.

    "All of the kids played fantastic, didn't quit and as a result got some putts to fall," said head coach Leroy Newton. "We learned that if we're patient and keep hitting good shots, we'll get rewarded for it."

    Three Salukis shot second-round scores in the 60s. Drew Novara fired a 73 and a 67 and stands in seventh place at 4-under. Teammates Steven Souchek and Caleb Harms are tied at 3-under par and 14th overall among the 87 participants. Souchek had a 67 in the second round, while Harms carded a 69.

    Austin Peay State is hosting the tournament at the The Links at Novadell, a 7,132-yard, par-72 course that was recently lengthened 246 yards.

    SIU Individual Scores

    T7 Drew Novara: 73-67 (140) -4
    T14 Steven Souchek: 74-67 (141) -3
    T14 Caleb Harms: 72-69 (141) -3
    T34 Ben Patton: 76-70 (146) +2
    T49 Wade Thompson: 75-74 (149) +5
    T83 Ryan Haxel: 75-83 (158) +14 *Haxel competed as individual

     

     

    Day 1 Team Scores

    1 Belmont 278-277 (555) -21
    2 Eastern Kentucky 286-272 (558) -18
    3 Austin Peay State 285-281 (566) -10
    4 Southern Illinois U. 294-273 (567) -9
    5 Tennessee-Martin 288-280 (568) -8
    T6 Tennessee Tech U. 288-287 (575) -1
    T6 Lipscomb 284-291 (575) -1
    T8 South Dakota 294-291 (585) +9
    T8 Western Kentucky U. 294-291 (585) +9
    10 Murray State 291-299 (590) +14
    11 Eastern Illinois U. 292-300 (592) +16
    T12 Austin Peay State (B) 300-294 (594) +18
    T12 Morehead State Univ 299-295 (594) +18
    14 Tennessee State U. 298-300 (598) +22

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