Hoosiers Slip to Eighth Heading into Final Round at Olympia Fields
Sept. 17, 2011
CHICAGO, Ill. - The Indiana Hoosiers men's golf team slipped two spots to eighth place going into Sunday's final round of the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields Country Club. The Hoosiers posted a second round total of 19-over 299, moving the squad to 27-over (587) for the tournament.
Stanford, leading the event by 11 strokes, is the only team under par (-1) at the difficult North Course. The Cardinal are joined in the top-three by Oklahoma State (+10) and Auburn (+18).
Senior Chase Wright had the low round of the day for the Hoosiers, posting a 3-over 73, bringing him to 4-over total. The Muncie, Ind. native had a pair of birdies throughout his round and is tied for 15th.
Senior David Erdy got off to a birdie on the opening par-5 first hole, but struggled the rest of the way, finishing with a 7-over 77. Erdy is tied for 38th at 8-over total.
Junior Brant Peaper was the lone Hoosier to improve on his first round score, recording a 6-over 76 to bring his total to 14-over. The Tequesta, Fla. native is tied for 65th.
Indiana will be paired with Augusta State and Illinois for Sunday's final round, beginning with Peaper at 8:00 a.m.
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