USF Takes the Lead at the 2013 BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship After Two Rounds

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Round 2 Results

Round 3 Tee Times

 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - USF recorded four sub-75 rounds to take the lead at the 2013 BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship at Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla., with a score of 577. The Bulls were led by freshman Chase Koepka who is in second place with a 140 (70-70). Trey Valentine proved consistent in the first two rounds to rank tied for fourth with a 143 (72-71).

 

Louisville jumped from tied for fifth yesterday to second place after shooting a 282. Robin Sciot-Siegrist (72-72), Antoine Le Saux (76-68) and Gus Lundquist (75-69) rank tied for sixth with scores of 144 each to lead the Cardinals. Le Saux and Lundquist bounced back from scores of 76 and 75 respectively to improve by a combined 14 strokes.

 

St. John's finished the second round in third place with a 283 after finishing tied for eighth yesterday. Pat Wilson led St. John's in Round 2 with a 70. Ryan Gay (3rd, 141), Ryan McCormick (T-6, 144) and Dylan Crowley (T23, 149) all scored a 71 to round out team scoring for the Red Storm.

 

Louisville and St. John's both improved their team scores by 15 strokes. The Cardinals improved from a 297 in Round 1 to shoot a 282 in the second round and fall just two strokes off the leader with a score of 579. St. John's improved on a 298 in the first round to shoot a 283 in Round 2 for a total score of 581.

 

Cincinnati's David Tepe remains the individual leader after Round 2 with a 138 (69-69). The senior recorded the sixth-best 36-hole score all-time at the BIG EAST championship. Tepe finished the day six under par. USF's Chase Koepka trails Tepe by two strokes.

 

Georgetown senior Curtis Loop also notched his place in the BIG EAST golf record books, recording a 66 in the second round. The senior logged a 29 on the front nine. His second round score ranks tied for second all-time for a one-round score at the BIG EAST championship. Matt Haase of Marquette set the record in 2009 with a 64 in the final round at Lake Jovita Club and Country Club.

 

The final round 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 Two

 

              School                 Rd1       Rd2       Rd3      Total    To Par

1.           USF                      290       287                     577        +1

2.           Louisville            297       282                     579        +3

3.           St John's             298       283                     581        +5

4.           Notre Dame       288       296                     584        +8

5.           Connecticut       294       295                     589       +13

6.           DePaul                297       295                     592       +16

7.           Georgetown      299       296                     595       +19

T8.         Marquette         292       305                     597       +21     

T8.         Cincinnati           298       299                     597       +21

T10.      Rutgers               300       300                     600       +24

T10.      Villanova             297       303                     600       +24

12.        Seton Hall           313       310                     623       +47                     

 

2013 Men's Golf Championship Schedule:

Reunion Resort, Orlando, Fla.

 

TUESDAY, April 30 - Round 3

#5   Notre Dame, Connecticut, DePaul                            8:00 a.m.       Tee #1

#4   Notre Dame, Connecticut, DePaul                            8:10 a.m.       Tee #1           

#3   Notre Dame, Connecticut, DePaul                            8:20 a.m.       Tee #1

#2   Notre Dame, Connecticut, DePaul                            8:30 a.m.       Tee #1

#1   Notre Dame, Connecticut, DePaul                            8:40 a.m.       Tee #1

 

#5   USF, Louisville, St. John's                                             8:50 a.m.       Tee #1

#4   USF, Louisville, St. John's                                             9:00 a.m.       Tee #1

#3   USF, Louisville, St. John's                                            9:10 a.m.       Tee #1

#2   USF, Louisville, St. John's                                             9:20 a.m.       Tee #1

#1   USF, Louisville, St. John's                                             9:30 a.m.      Tee #1

 

#5   Rutgers, Villanova, Seton Hall                                     8:00 a.m.       Tee #10

#4   Rutgers, Villanova, Seton Hall                                     8:10 a.m.       Tee #10

#3   Rutgers, Villanova, Seton Hall                                     8:20 a.m.       Tee #10

#2   Rutgers, Villanova, Seton Hall                                     8:30 a.m.       Tee #10

#1   Rutgers, Villanova, Seton Hall                                     8:40 a.m.       Tee #10

 

#5   Georgetown, Marquette, Cincinnati                         8:50 a.m.       Tee #10

#4   Georgetown, Marquette, Cincinnati                         9:00 a.m.       Tee #10

#3   Georgetown, Marquette, Cincinnati                         9:10 a.m.       Tee #10

#2   Georgetown, Marquette, Cincinnati                         9:20 a.m.       Tee #10

#1   Georgetown, Marquette, Cincinnati                         9:30 a.m.       Tee #10