Jayhawks Sit in 13th After Round Two at Hawaii-Hilo Invitational

Feb. 8, 2007


The Kansas Men’s Golf Team stands in 13th place after day two at the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational. The Jayhawks were once again led by senior Gary Woodland who fired a 69, marking his second consecutive round under par. He is currently tied for 29th.<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

Freshman Patrick Roth shot an even-par score of 70 and is currently tied for 42nd. Senior Tyler Docking fired a 72 and is tied for 73rd. Freshman Bobby Knowles followed his career-best round of 68 in round one, with a 75 in round two and is tied for 61st. Sophomore Zach Pederson carded a 74 and stands in a tie for 80th after day two.

“Our lack of preparation really showed today as we made a lot of bad decisions and didn’t play very well,” head coach Ross Randall said. “We fell back quite a few spots today and we are really going to need to play well tomorrow and hope that we can pass some teams. We just need more scores under par.”

<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Oklahoma State, led by Jonathan Moore’s second-round score of 62, was able to surpass Stanford in the team standings with a two-round score of 533. The Cardinal are currently tied with OregonState for second place with a score of 537. OregonState and Arizona State round out the top-five. Kansas has used 559 shots after two days of action.

Cameron Tringale was able to maintain his first-round individual lead by firing a second-round score of 64 and has a two-day total of 128. Derek Sipe of Oregon and Jonathan Moore of OklahomaState are in second and third place, respectively.

Play will conclude with the final round from Kona, Hawaii tomorrow.