Men's Golf

    Indiana Moves Up To Tenth at Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational

    Go Hoosiers! Hugo Menendez
    Go Hoosiers!
    Hugo Menendez
    Go Hoosiers!

    Oct. 1, 2012

    Round Two Results Get Acrobat Reader

    OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. - The Indiana Men's Golf team moved up two spots to 10th place after two rounds of the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields Country Club. The Hoosiers posted a team score of 291 (+11) in round two, giving them a total team score of 591 (+31) heading into Tuesday's final round.

    After opening with a 77 in round one on Sunday, Hugo Menendez rebounded nicely in round two to post a 2-under par 68, the lowest round of his IU career. He started off on No. 10 with a bogey but would go on to birdie five straight holes and six of the last seven holes on his first nine to go out in 31. After hitting a tough stretch on holes 1-4, he closed with birdies on No. 7 and No. 9, giving him eight birdies in the round to put him in a tie for 18th individually.

    Menendez leads the field in scoring on the Par 3's through the first two rounds (-3) and has made 11 birdies to lead the field in that category as well.

    Brant Peaper went out in 1-over par and came in 1-under par to give him an even-par round of 70, finishing with eight straight pars to move into a tie for ninth individually. David Mills had a steady round of 74 while Corey Ziedonis and Andrew Fogg both registered rounds of 79.

    Arkansas' Sebastian Cappelen leads the field with a two-round total of 137 (-3), one stroke ahead of Brinson Paolini from Duke. Arkansas (561) holds a 12 stroke advantage over Auburn (573) in the team scores.

    Indiana will begin the final round on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. ET off the No. 10 tee playing alongside SMU and Clemson.

    Live scoring for the tournament can be found at the following link on golfstat.com: LIVE SCORING

    Team Scores (After Round 2)
    1) Arkansas - 561 (283-278, +1)
    2) Auburn - 573 (289-284, +13)
    T3) Florida State - 578 (293-285, +18)
    T3) Northwestern - 578 (288-290, +18)
    5) Oklahoma State - 580 (292-287, +20)
    6) Florida - 581 (295-286, +21)
    T7) Duke - 582 (291-291, +22)
    T7) Stanford - 582 (297-285, +22)
    9) SMU - 588 (299-289, +28)
    10) Indiana - 591 (300-291, +31)
    T11) Clemson - 592 (301-291, +32)
    T11) Illinois - 592 (295-297, +32)
    13) Augusta State - 593 (305-288, +33)
    14) Purdue - 596 (297-299, +36)

    Indiana Individual Scores
    T9 Brant Peaper (73-70) 143
    T18 Hugo Menendez (77-68) 145
    T41 David Mills (76-74) 150
    T62 Corey Ziedonis (75-79) 154
    T65 Andrew Fogg (76-79) 155

     

     

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