Wildcats in 10th after Day Two of Schenkel Invite
March 16, 2013
STATESBORO, Ga. – The second round of the Schenkel Invitational came to a conclusion on Saturday with the University of Kentucky men’s golf team currently in 10th place in the 15-team field at 16-over-par. On the day, the Wildcats shot 10-over-par, 298 and just eight strokes separate them from fourth place with a final round of 18 slated for Sunday.
Junior Ben Stow continues to lead the way for the Cats, firing his second consecutive 1-under-par, 71 and is 2-under for the tournament. Stow jumped seven spots from yesterday and is tied for sixth overall, five shots back from the top of the leaderboard. The Salisbury, England native was 2-under through the first nine holes after sinking four birdies and recorded an eagle on the par-5 hole No. 12 to finish the day at 1-under.
Senior Chase Parker and sophomore Will Bishop each carded a 2-over-par, 74 and are tied for 42nd at 6-over for the event. Parker tallied a team-high 13 pars and had two birdies on the front nine to highlight his day. Bishop recorded three birdies, while also converting an eagle on the par-5 seventh hole to conclude his afternoon.
Senior Joseph Barr, who is competing as an individual, turned in a solid round of 1-over-par, 73 charting two birdies and is tied for 37th at 5-over for the invitational. Juniors Stephen Powers (+8) and Cody Martin (+14) are tied for 63rd and 80th, respectively.
Martin will tee off the final round first for the Cats at 10:00 a.m. ET on hole No. 1. Powers, Bishop, Parker and Stow will follow, respectively, in nine minute intervals.
Live stats for the tournament will be available at www.golfstat.com. For more information on the University of Kentucky men’s golf team please visit UKathletics.com and follow on twitter @UKMensGolf.
Statesboro, Ga. – March 15-17
Forest Heights Country Club
Par: 72 – Yardage: 6,962
T6. Ben Stow – 71 – 71 – 142 (-2)
T42. Will Bishop – 76 – 74 – 150 (+6)
T42. Chase Parker – 76 – 74 – 150 (+6)
T63. Stephen Powers – 73 – 79 – 152 (+8)
T80. Cody Martin – 74 – 84 – 158 (+14)
*T37. Joseph Barr – 76 – 73 – 149 (+5)
10. Kentucky – 294 – 298 – 592 (+16)