March 24, 2012
DELRAY BEACH, Fla.- The Thundering Herd men’s golf team is poised to make a run at a top-five finish at the FAU Spring Break Classic after shooting a day two score of 281 to move into eighth place out of 15 teams in the tournament.
The Marshall squad shot a less-than-stellar 298 in the first round to end day one in 13th place, but rebounded on Saturday afternoon with a 17-stroke improvement that moved the team up five places in theteam standings.
The Herd were at 10-under through 12 holes in the second round but lost five shots to par on the last two holes to end the day in eighth place with a two-round, plus-11 score of 579. No. 22 ranked Florida State leads the tournament with a 12-under score of 556, while South Florida lies one stroke and one spot ahead of Marshall in seventh place with a mark of 578.
Sophomore Brian Anania leads the Herd in the individual category with a two-round score of 142 (72, 70) that has him sitting tied for 19th place, while junior Nathan Kerns is tied for 31st with a 144 (74, 70). Marshall will tee-off for the final round on Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. Live stats from the final round and results from the previous two rounds may be viewed on golfstat.com by clicking the link below.