Penn State Men¡¯s Golf in Tenth place after first day of competition at the Big Ten Championships
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 2, 2003 ¨C The Penn State men¡¯s golf team is in tenth place after two rounds of golf at the Big Ten Championships at the par 71, 6,942-yard Indiana University Golf Course in Bloomington, Ind.
The Nittany Lions fired a first round score of 295 before tallying a 297 on the second round to finish with an opening day score of 596. Illinois is in the lead (282-281) while Minnesota (283-282-565), Ohio State (282-288-570), Michigan State (286-290-576) and Purdue (294-284-578) round out the top five.
Senior Jim Fuller (Muskogee, Okla.) is leading the way for the Nittany Lions with a tie for 19th after the first day of competition (71-74-145). Second on the team is Mark Leon (Brampton, Ontario) with a first round score of 75 and carded a 74 in the second to tie for 38th place.
Penn State will return to action tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. EST for its third round of action in the 2003 Big Ten Championships.
CURRENT TEAM STANDINGS 1. Illinois 282-281-563 2. Minnesota 283-282-565 3. Ohio State 282-288-570 4. Michigan State 286-290-576 5. Purdue 294-284-578 6. Northwestern 286-296-582 T7. Iowa 293-290-583 T7. Indiana 285-298-583 T9. Michigan 300-285-585 10. Penn State 295-297-592 11. Wisconsin 298-301-599 PENN STATE INDIVIDUAL RESULTS T19 Jim Fuller 71-74-145 T38 Mark Leon 75-75-149 T47 Ted Neville 74-77-151 T47 Andrew Price 75-76-151 51 Greg Pieczynski 79-75-182