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Men's Golf Leads at Border Olympics




March 13, 2009

LAREDO, Texas – The Baylor men’s golf team shot a second-round 6-under 282 to take a commanding six-stroke lead after two rounds at the Border Olympics Friday. The Bears, which shot a 9-over 297 in the opening round, finished at 3-over 579.

Louisville is in second at 9-over 585, followed by Arkansas (+11 587) and UT Arlington (+12 588). Notre Dame and Texas State are both tied at fifth overall at 16-over 592. The host Houston Cougars are 16th overall (+42 618).

Louisville’s Adam Hadwin leads all golfers with a 6-under 138, including a 4-under 68 in the second round. UT Arlington’s Bobby Massa is in second at 5-under 139, while Arkansas’ Ethan Tracy is in third at 2-under 142.

Baylor senior Bill Allcorn and redshirt freshman Lorenzo Scotto are each tied for fifth overall at even-par 144. Allcorn carded a 1-under 71 in the second round, while Scotto rebounded from tough opening round with a 4-under 68. Freshman Joakim Mikkelsen is tied for 15th at 3-over 147, while sophomore Cody Paladino and freshman Morten Bergan are tied in 22nd overall at 4-over 148.

Individuals Austin Berkovsky and Peter Fallon are in 74th and 83rd place, respectively.

The final round of the Border Olympics will tee off Saturday at 8 a.m.

INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS (BAYLOR)
t5
Bill Allcorn
73-71=144 E
t5
Lorenzo Scotto 76-68=144 E
t15
Joakim Mikkelsen 72-75=147 +3
t22 Cody Paladino 76-72=148
+4
t22 Morten Bergan 77-71=148 +4
t74 Austin Berkovsky (I) 78-80=158 +14
83
Peter Fallon (I) 74-87=161 +17
TEAM STANDINGS
1 BAYLOR 297-282=579 +3
2 Louisville
297-288=585
+9
3 Arkansas 295-292=587
+11
4 UT Arlington 286-302=588 +12
t5 Notre Dame 303-289=592 +16
t5 Texas State 297-295=592 +16
t7 Lamar 294-299=593 +17
t7 Washington State 299-294=593 +17
t7 Vanderbilt 297-296=593
+17
10 North Texas 299-298=597 +21
11 UALR 302-298=600
+24
12 New Orleans
305-296=601 +25
13 Rice 303-300=603 +27
14 New Mexico State 306-302=608 +32
15 Houston Baptist 308-302=610 +34
16 Houston 309-309=618 +42

 

 

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