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Arkansas Shoots Way to Eighth in Arlington Tou

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Arkansas Shoots Way to Eighth in Arlington Tou
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Continuing to improve as the season rolls on, the Arkansas men’s golf team are in eighth place at the University of Texas-San Antonio Invitational after the first two rounds on Monday.

The Hogs’ team score of 25-over-par 593 is their second top-10 performance this point. Last week the Razorbacks were in fourth place with a score of 593 at the Southwest Texas State Invitational.

Junior Craig Lile is in a tie for fourth place. Lile shot a 1-under-par 141 on the day including a first round 2-under-par 69.

Freshman Jay Houk shot a 7-over-par 149 to place in a tie for 35th. Freshman Beau Galyean is in a tie at 43rd with his 9-over-par 151.

Drew Higginbotham is tied at 53rd shooting an 11-over-par 153. And participating in his first tournament of the season is sophomore Chris Speight. He is in a tie for 73rd with a 16-over-par 158.

The final round of the USTA Invitational is Tuesday, Feb. 29. The Hogs are playing at Oak Hills Country Club.
USTA Invitational
First and Second Rounds
Feb. 28, 2000

Top Five Team Scores

1.Baylor283-283 – 566 (-2)
2.Wichita State282-285 – 267 (-1)
3.Southeastern La.284-292 – 576 (+8)
4.Texas A&M285-300 – 585 (+17)
North Texas289-296 – 585 (+17)
Sam Houston286-299 – 585 (+17)
8.ARKANSAS294-299 – 593 (+25)

Top Five Individuals

1.Brandon SandersBaylor69-68 – 137 (-5)
2.Julien TrudeauWichita State71-68 – 139 (-3)
3.Kevin KornowaToledo70-70 – 140 (-2)
T4.CRAIG LILEARKANSAS69-72 – 141 (-1)
Aaron PelleromBaylor73-68 – 141 (-1)

Arkansas Finishers

T4.Craig Lile73-68-141 (-1)
T35.Jay Houk77-72 – 149 (+7)
T43.Beau Galyean75-76 – 151 (+9)
T53.Drew Higginbotham74-79 – 153 (+11)
T73.Chris Speight76-82 – 158 (+16)

 



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