Golf Shoots Consecutive 308, Falls One Spot
Nov. 5, 2007
MANY, La. - In a mirror image of Sunday's opening round of action, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack golf team recorded a 20-overa par 308, but lost ground on the field falling to seventh overall. SFA struggled Monday recorded the third-highest round among the nine-team field.
Freshman Michael Smith leads the Lumberjacks, by repeating his first-round 75, from yesterday. Smith is currently tied for 14th overall with a six-over par 150. Classmate Jacob Taylor cut three strokes off yesterday's pace to finish with a two round score of 78-75-153. He is currently tied with teammate Matt Oates for 25th overall.
Oates, who led the Lumberjacks heading into Monday's round with a one-over 73, really fell off the pace in the second round. Oates fell 12 spots in the overall standings after shooting an eight-over par 80.
Sophomore Richard Wilkenfeld improved by three strokes from his opening round score of 82. He is currently tied for 41st overall with an 82-79 - 161. Freshman Kyle Robbins is only one stroke back of Wilkenfeld. Robbins shot a 79 Monday to finished the day tied for 44th with a 162.
The Lumberjacks return to action Tuesday morning for the third and final round of the Battle on the Bend tournament. It will be the 'Jacks' final round of competition until they open their spring schedule in February.
Battle on the Bend Many, La. Monday, November 5, 2007