Men's Golf

    IU in Third Place at Olympia Fields After Day Two

    Go Hoosiers! Alex Martin is tied for second on the individual leaderboard
    Go Hoosiers!
    Alex Martin is tied for second on the individual leaderboard
    Go Hoosiers!

    Sept. 20, 2008

    CHICAGO, Ill. - The Indiana University men's golf team sits in third place after two rounds at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational. The Hoosiers followed up an opening round 288 with a 292 on Saturday and are now plus-20 for the tournament.

    Indiana trails Oklahoma State (+12) by eight strokes and host-school Illinois (+13) by seven strokes going into the final round on Sunday. The first Hoosier is scheduled to tee off at 8:40 a.m.

    Individually, Alex Martin is leading the way for the Cream and Crimson. After round two he is in a tie for second place at even par with scores of 68 and 72. Martin trails the leader, Kevin Foley of Penn State, by just two strokes. Jorge Campillo is tied for 15th at four-over, carding scores of 73 and 71. On Saturday, Campillo tallied four birdies with two on the front nine and two on the back. Fellow senior Seth Brandon is also closing in on a top-25 finish, currently in a tie for 28th place. Brandon posted a 74 on day two to put him at plus-seven for the event.

    True freshmen Chase Wright and David Erdy are also in the line-up for the Hoosiers this weekend. Wright shot even par on the back nine Saturday to remain at nine-over for the event. Erdy closes out the group at plus-fifteen.

    For the most up-to-date information and live scoring from the tournament, visit www.golfstat.com.


    1- Oklahoma State, 291, 281, 572, +12
    2- Illinois, 288, 285, 573, +13
    3- Indiana, 288, 292, 580, +20
    4- Texas, 290, 291, 581, +21
    T5- Stanford, 290, 293, 583, +23
    T5- Arizona State, 296, 287, 583, +23
    T5- Penn State, 288, 295, 583, +23
    8- Vanderbilt, 289, 295, 584, +24
    9- UCLA, 297, 291, 588, +28
    10- Florida State, 300, 289, 589, +29
    11- UCF, 296, 296, 592, +32
    12- Northwestern, 308, 285, 593, +33
    13- Duke, 297, 298, 595, +35
    T14- SMU, 298, 302, 600, +40
    T14- Purdue, 303, 297, 600, +40
     

     


       

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