Indiana In Seventh Place After Day One of Big Ten Championship
May 2, 2014
FRENCH LICK, Ind. - After the first two rounds of the 2014 Big Ten Championship, the Indiana men's golf team sits in seventh place after rounds of 301 and 305 for a total score of 606. The tournament is being played at the Pete Dye Course at French Lick.
After finishing the first round in a tie for fourth place, the winds began to pick up in the middle of the day, making scoring much more difficult in the second round.
David Mills, playing in his fourth Big Ten Championship, leads the way individually for the Hoosiers with rounds of 77 and 72 to his credit to sit in a tie for 12th place. His second round 72 was capped off by birdies on two of his final three holes.
Sophomore Max Kollin opened with a 75 and followed with a 76 in the afternoon. He was consistent both rounds, recording 27 pars, eight bogeys and one birdie on the way to a tie for 19th place on the individual leaderboard.
Freshman Will Seger posted a 76 in the morning and then 78 in the second round and is tied for 34th place along with teammate Hugo Menendez. The native of Gijon, Spain carded a 74 in the morning after entering his 16th hole at 1-under par. In his second round, he went out at four over and came in at four over for an 80.
Junior Nicholas Grubnich played solid golf in round one en route to a opening 76 before starting the second round five bogeys on the front nine. But he came in with just two more bogeys and finished with 79 to sit in a tie for 43rd place.
Purdue leads the tournament with a two-round total team score of 594 while Jose Mendez (MINN) is the individual leader at 1-under par.
Indiana will be paired with Penn State for Saturday's third round with the teams getting underway off No. 10 tee at 10:20 a.m. ET. Live hole-by-hole scoring is available at golfstat.com.
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