AUSTIN, Texas The University of Oklahoma men’s golf team is in sixth place after the first day’s action at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate.
The Sooners counted 299 and 302 strokes, respectively, in the first and second rounds to finish 25 over par (601).
Florida leads overall with a 6 under 570, 13 strokes ahead of second-place Oklahoma State.
Sophomore Anthony Kim leads the Sooners, tied for ninth place. The La Quinta, Calif., native shot rounds of 71 and 75 on the par-72, 6,906-yard course to finish plus-2 before the final 18.
Florida’s Richard Dries led after both rounds, shooting 69 and 71, respectively. At 4 under, Dries holds a two stroke lead over three players tied for second place.
Sophomore Nick Sheedy fired even par in the first round but fell to 18th with a 77 in the second. The Burlington, Iowa, native will start tomorrow at 5 over.
Freshman Phillip Bryan recovered from a disappointing first-round 82, which included a 5 over score on 12, with an even-par 72 in the second round. The Mustang, Okla., native improved from 79th-place to 41st over the final 18 holes on Monday.
Juniors Shawn LaFontaine and Justin Fraley complete the Sooners’ lineup in ties for 59th and 68th, respectively.
Senior Craig Luire, playing independently, finished round two in a tie for 78th.
Tulsa, Arkansas and SMU were unable to finish their second rounds and will resume play at 7:45 a.m. CDT. Final-round tee times for the remainder of the field begin at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 5.
Full coverage of the final round will be available on SoonerSports.com shortly after its conclusion. Live scoring and statistics will be available at GolfStat.com.