MONTGOMERY, Texas – The South Dakota State men’s golf team sits in fourth place after one day of competition at the Bentwater Intercollegiate.
The Jacks are +5 as a team and are in a tie for fourth, only five strokes behind Texas State, who leads the field.
Sam Houston and Midland Community College are tied for second at +3. South Alabma is tied with SDSU.
SDSU was paced by Jack Taner on day one. He tallied four birdies to finish 2-under and is in a tie for second place, only one shot off the leader.
Noah Boraas was the next best Jackrabbit. He is +1 after 18 holes and in a tie for 18th place. Matthew Schaefer and Liam Georgiadis were both one shot behind Boraas and are tied for 33rd. Jonah Dohrer rounds out the Jacks at +4 and is in 41st.
Texas State’s Terrin Anderson is in first place after day one after shooting a 68. Sam Houston’s Chad Sewell, Rice’s Raghav Chugh and Midland’s Samual McKenzie are tied with Tanner for second.
There are eight players that tied for sixth with a 70.
SDSU was the best team on par-4 holes Monday, averaging 3.96 strokes and going -2 as a team on those holes
The Jackrabbits will play day two of the event Tuesday.
1 Texas State 285 +1
T2 Sam Houston 287 +3
T2 Midland CC 287 +3
T4 South Alabama 289 +5
T4 South Dakota State 289 +5
6 Florida Atlantic 290 +6
7 UT-Rio Grande Valley 292 +8
T8 UTSA 294 +10
T8 Rice 294 +10
10 Nicholls State 296 +12
11 Houston Baptist 304 +20
12 Prairie View A&M 322 +38