The Gustavus men’s golf team struggled in the second day of competition at the 2010 MIAC Championship, falling two places to fifth after shooting a 312 for a two-day score of 618 (+42). Saint John’s remains in first place after recording a 292 in day two for a total of 586 (+10). Saint Olaf and St. Thomas round out the top-three in second (605) and third (610), respectively. The MIAC Championship is being held at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, Minn.
Individually, Gustavus’s Simon Erlandsson shot a 74 in day two, improving five strokes from day one, and moving into 13th place (153). Andrew Oakes turned a 79 today, dropping four strokes and falling to 14th place (154). Alex Kolquist is the only other Gustavus golfer in the top-20, ranking 20th with a 76-80-156. Tyler McMorrow sits in 27th (158), while Alex Pederson is in 36th (162).
Saint John’s Dennis Granath is still the current leader with a mark of 72-72-144 (E). Following him are Nick Santrach of Macalester and Andrew Whitchurch of Concordia. They are tied for second with a 146 (+2).
The Gustavus men’s golf team will tee off for the final day of competition tomorrow at 9:30 am.