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The second-ranked Alabama men's
golf team fired the lowest score in the 13-team field during the second round
of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional on Friday at the par-72, 7,436-yard University
Club with a 2-over-par 290.
The Crimson Tide assumed control of second place on the
leaderboard at 10-over-par 586, eight strokes behind leader Florida who shot
4-over 292 on Friday. South Alabama slipped to third with a 9-over 297 that
leaves them seven shots back of the Tide at 17-over 593. Houston is fourth at
20-over 596 with host LSU and Coastal Carolina tied for fifth at 21-over 597.
The top five teams at the end
Saturday's third and final round will advance to the NCAA Championships on May
28-June 2 on the Crabapple Course at the Capital City Club in Woodstock, Ga.
"I thought everyone played
really well," Alabama head coach Jay Seawell said. "It was nice to have
everyone around par most of the day, and they battled hard. We are starting to
get a better understanding of the golf course; the knowledge is starting to
"I was proud of how we played
today, especially Trey with a nice bounce back round. That was huge for him and
All five Alabama scores ranged
between even-par 72 and 3-over 75 in round two. Sophomore Justin Thomas and
junior Trey Mullinax carded even-par rounds while junior Bobby Wyatt and senior
Scott Strohmeyer shot 1-over 73.
Mullinax, a junior from
Birmingham, Ala., played the first 10 holes in 3-over par but an eagle on the
par-5 11th hole turned his fortunes around. He followed with six
straight pars and birdie on the par-4 closing hole for a round of 72. After
struggling with an 82 in the opening round, Mullinax's even-par round moved him
into a tie for 39th at 10-over 154.
Stohmeyer, who was tied for the
lead entering the round, finished the day tied for third at 1-under-par 143. He
is two shots back of Florida's TJ Vogel and one stroke back of the Gator's
Tyler McCumber. Strohmeyer's scorecard was busy again in round two, making five
birdies, six bogeys seven pars.
Thomas, a sophomore from Goshen,
Ky., got off to a fast starter with three birdies on his first six holes before
reeling off eight consecutive pars. He carded back-to-back bogeys on the 16th
and 17th holes and finished his round on the first hole with a
bogey. His even-par round leaves him 1-over 145 and tied for fifth.
Wyatt is tied for 14th
individually with a 4-over-par 148 after 36 holes on the University Club
layout. Cory Whitsett's 3-over 75 was dropped from the team total in round
Alabama will tee off at 8:40 a.m. on Saturday in the final
round of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional. The Crimson Tide will be paired with
Florida and South Alabama once again in the final round.
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INFORMATION SOURCE: University of Alabama Athletics
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