Texas A&M and Oklahoma State Tied After Day 1 at the Menís Golf Championship
Courtesy: Big12Sports.com
          Release: 04/23/2010
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Texas A&M and Oklahoma State are tied for first place after the first two rounds of the 2010 Big 12 Men’s Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity, Texas.

Despite rainy conditions for the start of the first round, A&M held a narrow one-stroke lead over OSU, and the two teams went back and forth in round two before finishing in the tie. Texas is in third place with a 10-under 566 while Texas Tech is in fourth. Kansas State sits in fifth place at three-under par after two rounds.

Tech’s Chris Ward is on top of the individual leader board after firing a 10-under par 134 with Texas’ Bobby Hudson close behind at nine-under. Baylor’s Lorenzo Scotto shot an eight-under 136 for third while A&M teammates Andrea Pavan and Jordan Russell are tied for fourth at three strokes back.

Ward was tied for fifth at three-under par following the first round, but tallied seven birdies on the back nine to land in first place at the end of the first day.  

The third round gets underway Saturday at 9 a.m. with Texas Tech, Baylor and Kansas State teeing off the first hole while Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma swing off 10. The remaining six teams begin at 9:50 a.m. with Oklahoma State, A&M and Texas on hole 1 and Missouri, Iowa State and Kansas starting on hole 10. 

Team Leaders
T1.  Texas A&M 281-284 = 565 (-11)
T1.  Oklahoma State  280-285 = 565 (-11)
3.    Texas 282-284 = 566 (-10)
4.    Texas Tech  286-285 = 571 (-5)
5.    Kansas State 290-283 = 573 (-3)
6.    Baylor 288-287 = 575 (-1)
7.    Colorado 289-295 = 584 (+8)
8.    Nebraska  290-295 = 585 (+9)
9.    Oklahoma 299-290 = 589 (+13)
10.  Kansas 295-298 = 593 (+17)
11.  Iowa State 300-294 = 594 (+18)
12.  Missouri 301-297 = 598 (+22)

Individual Leaders
1.    Chris Ward, TTU 69-65 = 134 (-10)
2.    Bobby Hudson, UT  64-71 = 135 (-9)
3.    Lorenzo Scotto, BU 69-67 = 136 (-8)
T4.  Andrea Pavan, TAMU 71-66 = 137 (-7)
T4.  Jordan Russell, TAMU  68-69 = 137 (-7)
6.    Peter Uihlein, OSU 67-72 = 139 (-5)
T7.  Sean Eihhaus, OSU 73-68 = 141 (-3)
T7.  Cody Gribble, UT 73-68 = 141 (-3)
T7.  Morgan Hoffman, OSU  70-71 = 141 (-3)
T10. Mitchell Gregson, KSU 74-68 = 142 (-2)
T10. Riley Pumphrey, OU 71-71 = 142 (-2)
T10. Andrew Wyatt, NU 71-71 = 142 (-2)

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