May 18, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The Purdue men's golf team slipped one spot, to 10th place, after the second day at the NCAA Ann Arbor regional. The team shot a 293, two strokes more than it did on the first day. The Boilermakers have a combined score of 577 through two days, with one round remaining.
Senior Tyler Duncan continued to play well. For the second consecutive day, he had the Boilermaker's lowest score a 71. Duncan is tied for 16th place with a team low total 141. Freshman Justin Cho also shot par for the course on day two with his own 71. He is fourth on the team with 150.
Sophomore Adam Schenk is tied with redshirt freshman Enzo Perez with a total of 148 through the first two rounds. On day two, Schenk shot a 77 (+6), while Perez shot a 75 (+4). Rounding out the Boilermaker squad was freshman Ben-Marvin Egel with his 76 (+5). He is tied for 63rd place with his 153 total.
Southern California jumped from sixth place to first, and is seven under par through both rounds. Three teams are tied for second just one shot behind the Trojans. Purdue is +16, seven strokes behind the No. 9 team, Kennesaw State.
Saturday will be the final day of the tournament, with the top five teams, as well as the top individual, advancing to the NCAA championships at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Purdue will tee off at 8:20 a.m. at hole No. 10. The Boilermakers will be paired with Baylor and Ohio State. Live scoring for day two of the NCAA Ann Arbor regional will be available at golfstatresults.com.