Photo Courtesy of UTEP Athletics
Photo Courtesy of UTEP Athletics

UTEP Men’s Golf Sits in 9th after Round 2 at the C-USA Championship Tuesday

The UTEP men’s golf team improved on its score from day one, firing a 294 during round two action and is in ninth place at the 2023 Conference USA Men’s Golf Championship at Texarkana Country Club (par 72, 6969) in Texarkana, Ark., on Tuesday.

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The Miners, who shot a 314 on Monday, are at 32-over par 608 after the first 36 holes, ahead of WKU (314-302—616) by eight strokes. UTEP is 11 stokes behind UTSA (298-299—597), which dropped three spots to eighth. Rice (310-284—594) is seventh and Florida Atlantic (300-293—593) is sixth. UAB (292-296—588), which led after round one, dropped to fourth. Middle Tennessee (293-287—580), after firing a 287, is in first place, while defending champion Charlotte (298-285—583) and LA Tech (296-287—583) are tied for second place.

Max Schliesing (78-72—150) moved up eight spots to tied 26th. Marcus Khaw (79-72—151) also shot a 72 in round two, moving up 11 spots to tied 29th. Kristjan Burkelca (78-75—153) is tied 37th, while Jacob Presutti (79-75—154) is 42nd and Greg Holmes (79-78—157) is tied for 44th.

Middle Tennessee owns the top three spots after 36 holes, as Owen Stamper (73-70—143) is first, Gavin Clements (71-73—144) is second, and Kevin Jegers (76-69—145), who tied for the best round two score (69), moved up 23 spots to third. LA Tech’s Lake Juban, who penciled in a 69 on day one, dropped to tied 11th after shooting a 78 on day two.

The Miners will start round three with Holmes teeing off at 8:48 a.m. CT/7:48 MT. Presutti (8:56 a.m.), Burkelca (9:04 a.m.), Khaw (9:12 a.m.) and Schliesing (9:20 a.m.) will follow at hole no. 10. WKU will be paired with UTEP on Wednesday.

 

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