March 25, 2013
PRIMM, NV – After the first two rounds of play in the 2013 Battle at Primm, the no. 11 nationally ranked Master’s College men’s golf team sits in first place out of a field of 17 teams with a score of 9-under 567 (280, 287).
The Mustangs finished the first day with three players under par. Thane Ringler (Hutchinson, KS) carded a 4-under 140 (71-69) and is tied for seventh place. John Lawson (Mobile, AL) sits tied for 11th place at 3-under 141 (75, 66), while Michael Reitz (Denver, CO) finished tied for 15th at 2-under 142 (70, 72).
Andrew Bergoon (Mobile, AL) tied for 54th place at 6-over 150 (71, 79) while Nolan Sand (Hoquiam, WA) sits tied for 67th at 152 (79, 73).
Statistically, the Mustangs lead the 17 team leaderboard with four eagles. The squad ranks sixth in pars (110), and eighth in birdies (30).
“We as a team had our first two under par rounds, for the year, today,” reported Mustang golf coach Jason Semelsberger. “Praise the Lord! Tomorrow is a new day, and we obviously need to go out and execute well once again".
TMC now looks to retain their first place standing, and claim their first victory of the season tomorrow in the final round of the Battle at Primm tournament.