Notre Dame Leads the Field After the First Round of the 2013 BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship

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Round 2 Tee Times

 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Notre Dame took a two-stroke lead scoring a 288 (E) to top the standings after the first round of the 2013 BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship at Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla. The Fighting Irish had three players score in the top-10, including Paul McNamara (T2, 70, -2), Niall Platt (T6, 71, -1) and Cory Sciupider (T10, 72, E).

 

USF trails Notre Dame by two strokes (290, +2) and also has three players in the top-10 including Chase Koepka (T2, 70, -2), Jeffrey Meltzer (T6, 71, -1) and Trey Valentine (T10, 72, E). The Bulls are in pursuit of their first BIG EAST title. Koepka and Meltzer combined for 11 birdies in the first round.

 

Marquette finished the first round with a 292 (+4) to take third in the standings. Zach Gaugert led the Golden Eagles with a 71 (T6, -1). Three of Marquette's players tallied four birdies each including Gaugert, Patrick Sanchez (72, T10) and Will Joiner (76, T33).

 

Connecticut's Zach Zaback led Connecticut to fourth in the standings (294, +6) with a 70 (-2). The freshman birdied four holes on the back nine to finish tied for second.

 

In a three-way tie for fifth place, Louisville, DePaul and Villanova all recorded scores of 297 (+9) in the first round.

 

Cincinnati's David Tepe leads the individual competition. The senior was the only player to shoot sub-70 to finish three under par with a 69. Tepe's 69 is his career-best  18-hole score at the BIG EAST championship.

 

Second round action of the 2013 BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship at Reunion Resort begins at 8:00 a.m.

 

2013 BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship Standings After Round One:

 

School

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

To Par

1.

Notre Dame

288

 

 

288

E

2.

USF

290

 

 

290

+2

3.

Marquette

292

 

 

292

+4

4.

Connecticut

294

 

 

294

+6

T5.

Louisville

297

 

 

297

+9

T5.

DePaul

297

 

 

297

+9

T5.

Villanova

297

 

 

297

+9

T8.

Cincinnati

298

 

 

298

+10

T8.

St John's

298

 

 

298

+10

10.

Georgetown

299

 

 

299

+11

11.

Rutgers

300

 

 

300

+12

12.

Seton Hall

313

 

 

313

+25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 Men's Golf Championship Schedule:

Reunion Resort, Orlando, Fla.

 

MONDAY, April 29 - Round 2

 

#5   Men - Georgetown, Rutgers, Seton Hall                   8:00 a.m.     Tee #1

#4   Men - Georgetown, Rutgers, Seton Hall                   8:10 a.m.     Tee #1

#3   Men - Georgetown, Rutgers, Seton Hall                   8:20 a.m.     Tee #1

#2   Men - Georgetown, Rutgers, Seton Hall                   8:30 a.m.             Tee #1

#1   Men - Georgetown, Rutgers, Seton Hall                   8:40 a.m.     Tee #1

 

#5   Men - Villanova, Cincinnati, St. John's                        8:50 a.m.     Tee #1

#4   Men - Villanova, Cincinnati, St. John's                        9:00 a.m.     Tee #1

#3   Men - Villanova, Cincinnati, St. John's                        9:10 a.m.     Tee #1

#2   Men - Villanova, Cincinnati, St. John's                        9:20 a.m.     Tee #1

#1   Men - Villanova, Cincinnati, St. John's   9:30 a.m.         Tee #1

 

#5   Men - Connecticut, Louisville, DePaul                       9:40 a.m.     Tee #1

#4   Men - Connecticut, Louisville, DePaul                       9:50 a.m.     Tee #1

#3   Men - Connecticut, Louisville, DePaul                     10:00 a.m.     Tee #1

#2   Men - Connecticut, Louisville, DePaul                     10:10 a.m.     Tee #1

#1   Men - Connecticut, Louisville, DePaul                     10:20 a.m.     Tee #1

 

#5   Men - Notre Dame, USF, Marquette                        10:30 a.m.     Tee #1

#4   Men - Notre Dame, USF, Marquette                        10:40 a.m.     Tee #1

#3   Men - Notre Dame, USF, Marquette                        10:50 a.m.     Tee #1

#2   Men - Notre Dame, USF, Marquette                        11:00 a.m.     Tee #1

#1   Men - Notre Dame, USF, Marquette                        11:10 a.m.     Tee #1

 

TUESDAY, April 30 - Round 3

#5   Men - Team #4, #5, #6                                                8:00 a.m.       Tee #1

#4   Men - Team #4, #5, #6                                                8:10 a.m.       Tee #1           

#3   Men - Team #4, #5, #6                                                8:20 a.m.       Tee #1

#2   Men - Team #4, #5, #6                                                8:30 a.m.       Tee #1

#1   Men - Team #4, #5, #6                                                8:40 a.m.       Tee #1

 

#5   Men - Team #1, #2, #3                                                8:50 a.m.       Tee #1

#4   Men - Team #1, #2, #3                                                9:00 a.m.       Tee #1

#3   Men - Team #1, #2, #3                                               9:10 a.m.       Tee #1

#2   Men - Team #1, #2, #3                                                9:20 a.m.       Tee #1

#1   Men - Team #1, #2, #3                                                9:30 a.m.      Tee #1

 

#5   Men - Team #10, #11, #12                                         8:00 a.m.       Tee #10

#4   Men - Team #10, #11, #12                                         8:10 a.m.       Tee #10

#3   Men - Team #10, #11, #12                                         8:20 a.m.       Tee #10

#2   Men - Team #10, #11, #12                                         8:30 a.m.       Tee #10

#1   Men - Team #10, #11, #12                                         8:40 a.m.       Tee #10

 

#5   Men - Team #7, #8, #9                                                8:50 a.m.       Tee #10

#4   Men - Team #7, #8, #9                                                9:00 a.m.       Tee #10

#3   Men - Team #7, #8, #9                                                9:10 a.m.       Tee #10

#2   Men - Team #7, #8, #9                                                9:20 a.m.       Tee #10

#1   Men - Team #7, #8, #9                                                9:30 a.m.       Tee #10