Men’s Golf Moves Up Leader Board To Second After Day Two Of Twin Cities Classic

Posted on October 9th, 2011 by

Andrew Oakes jumped into third place after shooting a 71 (-1) on day two of the Twin Cities Classic.

The Gustavus men’s golf team posted the lowest team score on day two of the Twin Cities Classic with a 293 (+5) Sunday in Elk River, Minn., jumping into a tie for second place with Concordia. Both the Gusties and Cobbers have a two-day total of 600 (+24). The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire moved into first place after shooting 295 for a two-day total of 593 (+17).

For the second consecutive day, Andrew Oakes and Tyler McMorrow paced the Gusties on the leaderboard with scores of 71 (-1) and 73 (+1), respectively. Oakes, a Hermantown, Minn. native, moved into third place at 75-71-146 (+2) and McMorrow sits in a three-way tie for sixth at 75-73-148 (+4). Junior Coby Rowley also shot a one-over-par 73 on day two, improving on his first round score by seven stokes and is in 26th (+9).

Alex Pederson led Gustavus’ second team, keeping stride with McMorrow and Rowley with a round two 73 and is tied for 18th (+8). Also cracking the top-40 in the field of 96 was Alex Kolquist, who sits in 39th with an 80-76-156 (+12).

“We played well today, moved up the ladder,” Gustavus Head Coach Scott Moe acknowledged. “Tomorrow is a big day, very tough golf course. The team that plays smart can have a great day – great golf course to finish our fall season. I am excited to watch us play.”

UW-Eau Claire’s Tim McCormick improved two strokes from his first round and stands alone in first place at 72-70-142 (-2). Pat Larkin of St. Thomas’ second team, who was the leader after day one, dropped to second after shooting a 76 on day two for a total of 145 (+1).

The Gusties will finish the three-day tournament on Monday held at Links at Northfork in Ramsey, Minn., the Elk River Country Club in Elk River, Minn. and Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, Minn.

Day Two Results


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