Senior Justin Lane is currently tied for 21st place, highlighting Binghamton’s performance in the first day of the Missouri Tiger Intercollegiate on Sunday at Turning Stone. Through two rounds of the season-opening golf tournament, the Bearcats sit in 11th place out of 15 teams.
There were two rounds played on Sunday and Lane shot a 71-75 = 146/2-over par. He played the first round in 1-under par, which was the lowest round by a Binghamton golfer during the day. Lane’s opening round was highlighted by an eagle on the 14th hole.
Freshman Shawn Colella is currently tied for 39th place after shooting a 77-74 = 151/7-over par.
The Bearcats’ lowest second-round score, however, was turned in by senior D.J. Griffith’s, who shot a 73/1-over par. In the process, he bounced back from an opening-round 80 and currently sits in a tie for 53rd place at 9-over par.
This year’s Missouri Tiger Intercollegiate features one of the most impressive fields in the event’s history. LSU is currently in first place with a 22-under par, followed by the host Tigers (11-under par), Penn State (2-under par) and Duke (1-under par) round out the top four teams.
LSU has three golfers in the top five through the first two rounds, led by Michael Sanders’ 71-64=135/9-under par. He is two strokes ahead of teammate Garrett Barber, who sits in second place with a 71-66=137/7-under par.
The Bearcats team score through two rounds is 29-over par.
The final round of the Missouri Tiger Intercollegiate is set for Monday, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.