Sept. 16, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -
Lamar fired four sub-par rounds Monday afternoon and finished the first day of action at the Wolverine Intercollegiate tied for second with a five-over par 573. The Cardinals, who enter the final round of action tied with tournament-host Michigan, are only two strokes behind Michigan State who finished the day with a 294-277 - 571.
"Obviously, there is more golf to be played tomorrow, but I thought we played well to start this tournament," said head coach Brian White. "As a team, we were pretty consistent across the board. I like where we stand heading into tomorrow's final round of action."
Senior Stephane Dubois and junior Luke Jerling posted top-10 finishes by carding an opening day one-over 143, although they took different paths to get there. Jerling fired a four-over par in the opening round but battled back with a three-under 68 in the second round. Dubois was two under heading into the second round and closed out the day with a three-over 74.
Junior Gustaf Burenstam opened the day with a five-over 76, but finished the second round with a one-under 70 to finish Monday tied for 23rd at 146. Freshman Louis Bemberg tied Burenstam with a four-over 146. Bemberg carded one of the team's four under-par rounds when he fired a two-under 69 in the opening round. Sophomore Gregory Wiggins finished the day tied for 32nd with a 72-76 - 148.
Lamar closes out the Wolverine Intercollegiate Tuesday beginning at 8:45 a.m. The Cardinals will tee off on the first tee, with the Cards' final tee time set for 9:12 a.m.
U-M Golf Course - Ann Arbor, Mich.
Sept. 16, 2013
1. Michigan State 294-277 - 571
2. Lamar 285-288 - 573
Michigan 288-285 - 573
4. Penn State 291-284 - 575
5. Miami (Ohio) 292-284 - 576
6. Xavier 292-288 - 580
7. Eastern Michigan 297-284 - 581
8. San Jose State 292-292 - 584
9. Toledo 304-295 - 599
10. Detroit 305-297 - 602
11. Oakland 301-309 - 610