Men's Golf

Herd Men's Golf Completes First Round of C-USA Championship

April 22, 2018

Round One Results

TEXARKANA, Ark. - After 18 holes, the Marshall Thundering Herd men's golf team is in 11th place at the Conference USA Championship with a score of 22-over 310 at the Texarkana Country Club.

"Will Straub played some great golf today and Alex (Weiss) really saved a decent round with a couple of late birdies," head coach Matt Grobe said. "The conditions were very rough today, but we should have played better as a team. We are pretty disappointed and frustrated the way we played today. We have two round left and we have to play a lot better."

Redshirt freshman Will Straub is in a tie for 14th place after he finished the day with a 2-over 74. Straub had four birdies on the day, which is tied for fourth among the field. The freshman finished the first 18 holes with an average score of 4.25 on Par 5s and an overall score of 3-under, which led all competitors.

Senior golfer Alex Weiss finished the day in a tie for 29th place after he posted an overall score of 4-over 76. Weiss birdied on two of his final three holes.

Holding a steady lead is UAB, which has an eight-stroke lead over UTSA with an even-for-par 288. Individually, Rice's Mitchell Meissner and the Blazer's William Walker III are tied for first with a 4-under 68.

Marshall will resume play at 8:50 a.m. tomorrow, April 23. Full recaps from each day of competition will be posted on HerdZone.com at the end of each round.

FROM THE LEADERBOARD: 13 teams 65 competitors
11 - Marshall 310
t14 - Will Straub 74
t29 - Alex Weiss 76
t53 - Cameron Root 79
t59 - Ben Roeder 81
63 - Thomas Frazier

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