Houston and Memphis Tied For The Lead At Conference USA Men's Golf Championship


Junior Shawn Warren leads Marshall after the first two rounds of the Conference USA Men's Golf Championship.<br><b><i>Photo by Matt Riley</b></i>

Junior Shawn Warren leads Marshall after the first two rounds of the Conference USA Men's Golf Championship.
Photo by Matt Riley

April 25, 2006

Conference USA Men's Golf Championship Day Two Results
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WEST POINT, Miss. - The Thundering Herd men's golf team are in tenth place with a team total of 599 (302-297) heading into the final round of the Conference USA Men's Golf Championship at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Miss. Houston and Memphis are tied for the lead with a two-round score of 565.

Marshall's best finisher after the first two rounds is junior Shawn Warren, who is tied for 36th with a two-day total of 149 after shooting a second-round 73. Other Herd results for Marshall are Matt Scytkowski (South Hadley, Mass.), who has a two-round score of 150 (75-75, T-41), Jonathan Pepe (McKeesport, Pa.), who is in 45th place with a total of 151 (78-73), Nathan Kinker (Barboursville, W.Va.), who has a score of 152 (76-76, T-46), and Trent Schambach (Glen Dale, W.Va.), who heads into the final round with a 153 (75-78, T-49).

Houston and Memphis share the second-round lead at 565 (-11) following day two action of the 2006 Conference USA Men's Golf Championship on the par 72, 7,000-yard course at the Old Waverly Golf Club. The No. 42 Cougars erased a nine-shot deficit after posting the low-team round of the day at 280 to pull even with the Tigers, who shot a one-over, 289 following a first-round total of 276.

 

 

Junior Pablo Acuna led a trio of Cougars under par as he fired a six-under, 66 to share low-individual round honors with UCF senior Sonny Nimkhum. The Golden Knight veteran shares the overall lead at 138 (-6) with SMU senior Will Dodson, who registered his second-straight round in red figures with a 68. Dodson shot a 70 in the opening round.

Dodson has the 35th-ranked Mustangs in third place, four shots behind the two leaders at 569 (-7). Nimkhum helped UCF move within six shots of the lead at 571 (-5) as the Golden Knights had the second-best round of the day at 283. 24th-ranked Tulsa also came in under par through two rounds after posting a 287 to sit at 572 (-4) for the tournament.

The final round begins Wednesday at 8 a.m.