Lions blister Arizona desert to take five stroke lead into final round of WNMU Fall Intercollegiate
by JOSH MANCK, Texas A&M-Commerce
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Lions blister Arizona desert to take five stroke lead into final round of WNMU Fall Intercollegiate – LINK

GOODYEAR, Ariz. – The Texas A&M University-Commerce men's golf team put up the second and third best rounds in school history at the WNMU Fall Intercollegiate on Monday to hold a five-stroke lead entering the final round.

 

The Lions carded 8-under par 280 in the first round and followed that up with a 9-under par 279 in the second round of the event at the Golf Club of Estrella.

 

A&M-Commerce is at 17-under par (559) with Cal State San Marcos at 12-under par (564). Cal State Monterey Bay  and Colorado School of Mines are tied for third at 5-under par (571). St. Mary's is in fifth at 572 (-4).

 

Lucas McCubbin is the top Lion through two rounds, sitting in fourth place at 137 (-7). In the first round, he was bogey-free with four birdies for a 68. In the second round, he did not bogey until his 13th hole of the round. He put up five birdies and two bogeys for a 69. He is three strokes behind individual leader Matt Huntley of Fort Lewis.

 

Blake Hartford is alone in sixth place on the leaderboard at 138 (-6). In the opening round, he notched five birdies and three bogeys en route to a 70 (-2). He earned an eagle on the par 5 fourth hole in the second round and birdied three of his final five holes on the way to a 4-under par 68.

 

Senior Wilfredo Sanchez is in 14th place at 141 (-3). He had four birdies in his opening round along with three bogeys to card a 1-under par 71. He eagled the par 5 13th hole in his second round to go with two birdies and two bogeys en route to a 2-under par 70.

 

Joseph Wolcik is in 24th in his first action as a Lion at 143 (-1). He had four birdies and three bogeys in his opening round, and followed that up with an up-and-down even par in the second round with five birdies.

 

Case Garrison is in 87th place at 155 (+11), carding six birdies throughout the day.

 

The Lions will tee off of the first tee at Estrella as the feature groups - along with Cal State San Marcos, Cal State Monterey Bay, and Colorado School of Mines – starting at 7:30 a.m. MST (9:30 a.m. CDT). Live scoring is available at http://results.golfstat.com//public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=participants&tid=13567.

Rank 

 Team

Scores

 Total 

 Par 

1.

 A&M-COMMERCE 

 280

 279

 559

  -17

2.

 Cal State San Marcos 

 286

 278

 564

  -12

3.

 Cal State Monterey Bay 

 283

 288

 571

  -5

 

 Colorado School of Mines 

 281

 290

 571

  -5

5.

 St. Mary's 

 287

 285

 572

  -4

6.

 California Baptist 

 284

 289

 573

  -3

7.

 Colorado State-Pueblo 

 281

 293

 574

  -2

8.

 Fort Lewis 

 286

 289

 575

  -1

9.

 Regis 

 282

 294

 576

  E

10.

 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 

 295

 285

 580

  +4

11.

 Holy Names 

 289

 293

 582

  +6

12.

 Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) 

 289

 296

 585

  +9

13.

 Western New Mexico 

 291

 295

 586

  +10

14.

 West Texas A&M 

 300

 289

 589

  +13

15.

 Colorado Mesa 

 300

 292

 592

  +16

16.

 Montana State-Billings 

 300

 293

 593

  +17

17.

 Benedictine-Mesa 

 298

 297

 595

  +19

18.

 La Verne 

 289

 310

 599

  +23

19.

 Cal State Dominguez Hills 

 301

 307

 608

  +32

20.

 Westminster (Utah) 

 312

 305

 617

  +41

 

  1.

A&M-COMMERCE  

280

279

  559

   -17

  t-4

Lucas McCubbin  

68

69

  137

   -7

  6

Blake Hartford  

70

68

  138

   -6

  t-14

Wilfredo Sanchez  

71

70

  141

   -3

  t-24

Joseph Wolcik  

71

72

  143

   -1

  t-87

Case Garrison  

78

77

  155

   +11

 



 

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