SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – After 36 holes of golf, SIUE leads the field at Missouri State's Twin Oaks Intercollegiate.
The Cougars carded rounds of 281-284 and lead the field by one stroke. The 281 is tied for SIUE's seventh-best round in school history. The 284 is tied for 16th lowest of all time. Drake is in second place by a stroke while host Missouri State (+5) sits in third place.
Four of SIUE's seven competing golfers are among the top 12 individually.
Kyle Slattery is tied for second place. Slattery fired rounds of 69-68 (-5) and trails Drake's Lucas Scherf by three strokes. Slattery has now carded 14 career rounds in the 60s which is the most in SIUE history.
SIUE's Conor Dore is at one-under par and is tied with three other golfers for third place. Wil Starkey is tied for 12th place at 144 (+2). Presley Mackelburg, playing as an individual, also is at 144 and tied for 12th. Grant Gavin is tied for 21st at 147. Parker McEachern, also playing as an individual, is tied for for 29th. Brook Jungbluth has a 153 and is tied for 43rd.
The final 18-hole round gets underway Tuesday at Twin Oaks Golf Club.