BOULDER CITY, Nev. – SIUE golf has two golfers in the top five and the Cougars sit in second place after 36 holes at South Dakota State's Jackrabbit Invitational.
SIUE fired a 287 in Friday's second round and combined for a 592 over two rounds. The Cougars trail only James Madison (578). Texas State (593) and UC Santa Barbara (594) are in third and fourth, respectively.
Grant Gavin is tied for third overall at 145. He carded a season-low 69 in the second round. Kyle Slattery is two strokes back at 147 and is tied for fifth overall. Brooks Jungbluth is tied for 18th with a 150. Conor Dore trails Jungbluth by a stroke and is tied for 26th. Will Starkey (155) is tied for 43rd.
James Madison's Nacho Montero sits atop the leaderboard at seven-under-par 135. Zach Smith of UC Santa Barbara is second at 139 (-3).
The final round of play gets underway with a shotgun start at 9:15 CT Saturday at Boulder Creek Golf Club.