Oklahoma State Takes Two Stroke Lead at Menís Golf Championship
Courtesy: Big12Sports.com
          Release: 04/24/2010
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Championship Central

In a tightly contested battle, the Oklahoma State men’s golf team has taken the lead following the second day of competition at the 2010 Big 12 Men’s Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity, Texas.

Oklahoma State placed four of its five student-athletes in the top 20 individually as the team shot a two-under par 286 in round three. The Cowboys’ three-round score of 851 tied the Big 12 record for a 54-hole total. Texas sits in second place with a score of 852 (-11), while Texas Tech shot a third-round best 284 to move into third place (-9). Texas A&M dropped to fourth place (-7) and Kansas State held steady in fifth place at five-over par.

Chris Ward (TTU) continued his strong play, stretching his lead to two strokes over Texas’ Bobby Hudson (-9). Andrea Pavan moved up one spot to take sole possession of third place (-8) while OSU’s Peter Uihlein went from sixth to fourth place after shooting par in the third round. Fifth-place was a three-way tie between Dylan Fritelli (UT), Jordan Russell (TAMU) and Lorenzo Scotto (BU) at three-under par.

The final day of the 2010 Big 12 Men’s Golf Championship will tee off at 8 a.m. CT tomorrow, April 25. Admission is free to the public.

Team Leaders
1.   Oklahoma State  281-284-286 = 851 (-13)
2.   Texas 282-284-287 = 853 (-11)
3.   Texas Tech  286-285-284 = 855 (-9)
4.   Texas A&M 280-285-292 = 857 (-7)
5.   Kansas State 290-283-296 = 869 (+5)
6.   Baylor 288-287-301 = 876 (+12)
7.   Colorado 289-295-304 = 888 (+24)
8.   Nebraska  290-295-304 = 889 (25)
9.   Oklahoma 299-290-308 = 897 (+33)
10. Iowa State 300-294-311 = 905 (+41)
11.  Missouri 301-297-309 = 907 (+43)
12.  Kansas 295-298-315 = 908 (+44)

Individual Leaders
1.    Chris Ward, TTU 69-65-71 = 205 (-11)
2.    Bobby Hudson, UT  64-71-72 = 207 (-9)
3.    Andrea Pavan, TAMU 71-66-71 = 208 (-8)
4.    Peter Uihlein, OSU 67-72-72 = 211 (-5)
T5.  Dylan Fritelli, UT 73-72-68 = 213 (-3)
T5.  Jordan Russell, TAMU  68-69-76 = 213 (-3)      
T5.  Lorenzo Scotto, BU 69-67-77 = 213 (-3)
8.    Sean Eihhaus, OSU 73-68-73 = 214 (-2)
T9.  Nils Floren, TTU 69-75-71 = 215 (-1)
T9.  Mitchell Gregson, KSU 74-68-73 = 215 (-1)
T9.  Morgan Hoffman, OSU  70-71-74 = 215 (-1)

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