Marshall in Middle of Pack after Day 1 at Pinehurst
Led by Robinson, Herd sits in fifth
March 9, 2014
PINEHURST, N.C. – Freshman Clark Robinson (South Windsor, Conn.) shot a 5-over-par 76 to help lead the Thundering Herd men’s golf team to a fifth-place position out of a 10-team field in the first round of action at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate, Sunday, in Pinehurst, N.C.
Marshall put up a combined 26-over-par 310 in the opening round at the par-71, 7,000-yard Pinehurst No. 8, 11 strokes behind Belmont, which leads the field at 15-over 299. Next is No. 50 UNCG (Golfstat.com), sitting in second at 18-over 302.
Robinson stands in a tie for 12th with five other golfers, while Tas Sipowski (Jupiter, Fla.) is in a seven-way tie for 18th with a 6-over 77.
After Day 1 Marshall stands:
Jeremy Rogers – T29 (79)
Tomorrow, the Herd will continue competition at the famed Pinehurst No. 2, site of the 2014 U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open, with first tee times set for 12:10 p.m. ET. Live stats during will be available through GolfStat.com.