Sophomore Will Doughtie stands tied for first after 36 holes at the Southwest Classic.
Feb. 18, 2002
VICTORIA, Texas - Baylor sophomore Will Doughtie shot rounds of 70 and 71 Monday to lead the Bears to first place after 36 holes at the Udamon Southwest Classic in Victoria.
The Bears (292-295=587) shot consistently in both rounds and hold a nine-shot bulge over second place Oral Roberts (289-307=596).
Three Baylor players stand among the top nine individuals. Doughtie is currently tied for first overall with Jason Novascone of Wichita State at three-under par. Freshman Ryan Baca (76-71=147) rebounded from a first round 76 with a one-under 71 in the second round and currently stands tied for fourth overall. Junior Jamie McLeary (73-76=149) finished the day tied for 9th overall.
Wichita State (597) is 10 strokes back after Monday's rounds, just one stroke behind Oral Roberts. Texas-San Antonio (603) and New Mexico State (605) stand fourth and fifth, respectively.
Rounding out the field of 12 are Louisiana Tech (612), Southwest Texas and Texas-Pan American (613), Stephen F. Austin (614), Rice (618), and Iowa State (625).
The Udamon Southwest Classic continues Tuesday morning with a third and final round beginning at 8 a.m. CST.