U-M Tied for Second after Day One of Wolverine Intercollegiate
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Sept. 16, 2013

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• Day One Results: Round 1 | Round 2

Site: Ann Arbor, Mich.
Course: U-M Golf Course (par 71, 6,704 yards)
Tournament: Wolverine Intercollegiate (Day 1 of 2)
U-M Team Standing: Tie-2nd Place of 11 Teams (288-285/573) after Day One
Top U-M Individual: Chris O'Neill, third (69-71/140)
Final Round: Tuesday, Sept. 17 -- at Wolverine Intercollegiate (U-M Golf Course), 8:00 a.m. (tee times)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- With sophomores Chris O'Neill (Glen Allen, Va./Deep Run HS)and Brett McIntosh (London, Ontario, Canada/Saunders Secondary School) among the top five individuals, the University of Michigan men's golf team posted a 573 36-hole total today (Monday, Sept. 16) and is tied for second at its own Wolverine Intercollegiate, being played at the U-M Golf Course.

Using a two-under 69 from O'Neill and an even-par 71 from McIntosh in the today's blustery opening round, the Maize and Blue opened with a four-over 288, positioning the Wolverines second after the day's first 18 holes. With the sun breaking through the clouds in the second round, McIntosh's one-under 70; O'Neill's back-to-back closing birdies, giving him an even-par 71; and one-over 72s from sophomore Andrew Yeager (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Central HS) and freshman Bryce Evon (Windsor, Ontario, Canada/Vincent Massey Secondary School), U-M tallied a one-over 285 to remain in second place at 573.

The Wolverines will play in the final group tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept. 16), beginning at 8:45 a.m., as they are tied with Lamar (285-288/573) and only trail first-day leader Michigan State (293-277/571) by two strokes.

O'Neill leads U-M after the first day as he is third individually at two-under 140 (69-71). He is eight shots behind first-day leader Cody Blick (San Jose Stats), who posted a 10-under 132 (68-64), and four shots back of Michigan State's Mitch Rutledge (70-66/136). McIntosh is also among the top five, as he is tied for fourth at 141 (71-70).

Yeager's 145 (73-72) first-day total helps U-M have three individuals positioned among the top 20 as he his tied for 18th. Making his collegiate debut, Evon is tied for 28th at 147 (75-72), while freshman Reed Hrynewich (Muskegon, Mich./Mona Shores HS) is tied for 54th at 158 (80-78). Junior Noori Hyun (Seoul, Korea/Centreville HS [Va.]) is playing as an individual and is tied for 23rd at 146 (71-75).

The Wolverine Intercollegiate will conclude on Tuesday (Sept. 17) with the final 18 holes beginning at 8 a.m.




Team Standings (After Day 1 of 2)

 1. Michigan State     294-277 = 571
 2. MICHIGAN           288-285 = 573
    Lamar              285-288 = 573
 4. Penn State         291-284 = 575
 5. Miami (Ohio)       292-284 = 576
 6. Xavier             292-288 = 580
 7. Eastern Michigan   297-284 = 581
 8. San Jose State     292-292 = 584
 9. Toledo             304-295 = 599
10. Detroit            305-297 = 602
11. Oakland            301-309 = 610

Top Individuals

 1. Cody Blick, San Jose State                68-64 = 132
 2. Mitch Rutledge, Michigan State            70-66 = 136
 3. CHRIS O'NEILL, U-M                        69-71 = 140
 4. Brian Churchill-Smith, Eastern Michigan   70-71 = 141
    BRETT MCINTOSH, U-M                       71-70 = 141
    Jens Talbert, Penn State                  73-68 = 141
    Korey Ward, Xavier                        71-70 = 141
 8. Charlie Netzel, Michigan State            74-68 = 142
    Jack Sparling, Miami (Ohio)               72-70 = 142

Other Michigan Individuals

T18. Andrew Yeager    73-72 = 145
T28. Bryce Evon       75-72 = 147
T54. Reed Hrynewich   80-78 = 158
T23. Noori Hyun       71-75 = 146*
 
* playing as individual
Contact: Tom Wywrot (734) 763-4423

   

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