April 9, 2012
THE WOODLANDS, Texas – The 27th-ranked Baylor men’s golf team is tied for seventh place Monday after two rounds at The Woodlands All-American Intercollegiate.
Baylor shot matching rounds of 288 to finish the day at even-par 576, two strokes behind host Houston (2-under 574) for fifth place. No. 10 Arkansas leads the field at 20-under 556, four strokes ahead of second-place and No. 32 North Texas (16-under 560). No. 14 Texas A&M is third at 14-under 562, followed by fourth-place and No. 44 SMU (5-under 571).
Texas A&M’s Geoff Shaw owns a one-stroke lead at 8-under 136. Arkansas’ Kolton Crawford is second at 7-under 137, followed by SMU’s Marc Sambol and North Texas’ Curtis Donahoe in a third-place tie at 6-under 138. Arkansas teammates Thomas Sorensen and Sebastian Cappelen are tied for fifth at 5-under 139.
Freshman Mikkel Bjerch-Andresen carded one of Baylor’s two sub-par rounds Monday and is tied for 15th at 2-under 142. Bjerch-Andresen’s first-round 70 was the low score by a Baylor golfer during the first 18 holes. Senior Joakim Mikkelsen is tied for 33rd at 1-over 145.
Senior Lorenzo Scotto is tied for 39th at 2-over 146, while junior Jerry Ruiz is tied for 48th at 3-over 147. Ruiz’s second-round 69 was Monday’s low round by a Baylor golfer. The 3-under 69 was his season low and first sub-par round of the season.
Freshman Kyle Jones is tied for 52nd at 4-over 148.
The final round of The Woodlands All-American Intercollegiate will tee off at 8 a.m. CDT Tuesday. Live scoring will be available at www.golfstat.com.
| THE WOODLANDS ALL-AMERICAN INTERCOLLEGIATE
|2.||(32) North Texas||285-275=560||-16|
|3.||(14) Texas A&M||282-280=562||-14|