May 16, 2014
COLUMBIA, Mo. - After two days of competition, the Ohio State men's golf team ranks 13th at the NCAA Columbia Regional. In the second round of play held Friday, the Scarlet and Gray shot a 15-over 303 on the par 72, 7,141-yard course at The Club at Old Hawthorne. Overall, Ohio State has scored a 35-over 611 over two rounds.
Posting a 3-over 75 in the second go-around, Tee-k Kelly brought his tournament total to 5-over 149. Kelly, a sophomore this season, chipped in four birdies to help achieve a 38th-place individual standing.
Next in line for Ohio State was junior Boo Timko. The Second Team All-Big Ten honoree has carded a 9-over 153 thus far, finishing the second round 4-over 76 for 56th. Freshman Addison Coll remains a stroke back from Timko after recording an identical score of 4-over 76 in the second. He ranks 60th among individuals heading into the final day of competition.
Buckeyes Clark Engle and Frederik Hammer both improved from their first round scores. Engle put together a 4-over 76 performance, which is three strokes under his initial score. In all, he holds onto 62nd place with an 11-over 155 total. Earning a 5-over 77 in the second, Hammer is in 66th with an overall score of 13-over 157.
Regional competition will round out tomorrow with the final round beginning at 10:10 a.m. ET for the Buckeyes. Currently, Arkansas and Oklahoma State are locked on top the team leaderboard each with showings of 17-under 559. The top-five lowest scores will advance to the NCAA championships.
TEAM SCORES - FIRST AND SECOND ROUNDS
T1. Arkansas - 289-270-559 (-17)
T1. Oklahoma State - 272-287-559 (-17)
3. Missouri - 281-280-561 (-15)
4. LSU - 289-286-575 (-1)
5. Arizona State - 291-285-576 (E)
6. Iowa State - 293-286-579 (+3)
7. San Diego State - 294-288-582 (+6)
8. Iowa - 291-294-585 (+9)
9. Virginia - 285-303-588 (+12)
10. Middle Tennessee St. - 301-292-593 (+17)
T11. Denver - 300-301-601 (+25)
12. Loyola - 308-294-602 (+26)
13. Ohio State - 308-303-611 (+35)
14. Bryant - 316-316-632 (+56)
Buckeyes Cap Season on a High Note