Kennesaw State leads in Memphis
Greene shoots par, paces Owls to first place after two rounds
Kennesaw State Athletics
Last Updated - April 9, 2012 9:51 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. ó Kennesaw State sits in first place after the conclusion of the first two rounds of the Memphis Intercollegiate at the Colonial Country Club shooting a 593, 17-over on Monday.
The Owls shot a 299, 11-over in the first round, and capped off the day shooting a 294, 6-over in round two to overcome the first-round leaders.
Junior Ben Greene was the low scorer for the Owls on Monday as he shot a combined 144, par through 36 holes. Greene recorded three birdies in each of his first two rounds as he currently sits in a tie for second place.
Senior Matt Nagy also had a solid day for Kennesaw State as he finished the 36 holes tied for fourth place by posting a 134, 1-over. His second round score of 69, 3-under was the second best round of the day, behind only Vanderbiltís Adam Hofmannís 68, 4-under.
Other notable scores for the Owls were Jimmy Beck (153, 9-over) to tie for 30th, while Peder Lunde Hermansson (155, 11-over) is tied for 36th and Jonathan Klotz (156, 12-over) is tied for 41st.
No. 42-ranked MTSU (596, 20-over) is second behind the Owls, with host-school No. 43 Memphis (599, 23-over), Vanderbilt, after their second round charge of 288, par to total a 599, 23-over and Akron are all tied for third to round out the top five.