Herd Tops Field after Two Rounds at The Greenbrier
Marshall holds nine-stroke lead on Day One
April 14, 2014
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – With four players in the top 10, Marshall men’s golf holds a nine-stroke lead after 36 holes at The Greenbrier Collegiate Invitational, Monday, at The Old White TPC in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.
The Thundering Herd tops the seven-team field after shooting two rounds of four-over-par 284 to total eight-over 568 on the first day of competition. Next in line is Old Dominion at 17-over 577 and William & Mary at 19-over 579. Marshall shot the most birdies of the first day, 27, two more than Old Dominion’s 25.
Freshman Clark Robinson (South Windsor, Conn.) posted the best score of the tournament’s opening round at three-under 67, and is now tied for second overall with Austin Morrison of William & Mary after a three-over 73 second round, totaling an even 140. Robinson recorded the best par-four scoring at one-under 3.96, as well as the best par-five scoring at four-under 4.00. He also had one of the tournament’s two eagles on the first day.
Jose Narro of Bowling Green State leads by three strokes at three-under 137 after two rounds.
Logan Lagodich (Canton, Ohio) holds fourth place at one-over 141, and Jeremy Rogers (Buckhannon, W.Va.) is tied for fifth at four-over 144. Brian Anania (Hurricane, W.Va.) rounds out the top 10 in a tie with Brett Rinker of Bowling Green State at six-over 146.
After two rounds, Marshall stands:
Jacob Miller – 38 (85-75=241)
Marshall will continue competition in a final 18-hole round, Tuesday, with a shotgun start beginning at 8 a.m. ET.