Men's golf sits at sixth after day one at Old Waverly
Monday, April 16, 2018
By Logan Butts
Men's golf sits at sixth after day one at Old Waverly

WEST POINT, MISS. – The Lipscomb men’s golf team opened action in the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship at Mississippi State on Monday in sixth place after 36 holes.  

The Bisons opened the two-day event with a +14, 590 (291-299) to enter the final round 17 strokes behind first place Ole Miss (+3) heading into Tuesday's final day of action.

Senior Dawson Armstrong led the way for the Purple and Gold with a -3, 141 after firing a 71 and 70. He enters the final round in a tie for second.

 

HERD NOTES:

  • Senior Eric Ansett sits in a tie for 12th after two rounds with a +2, 146 after rounds of 70 and 76 on Monday.
  • Senior Hunter Howell and freshman Paul Swindell are among four golfers tied for 45th after Monday. They notched a +9, 153 with Howell scoring 74-79 and Swindell earning 76-77.
  • Freshman Linus Samuelsson is currently in a tie for 56th after having posted a +11, 155 and 79-76.  
  • Ole Miss's Braden Thornberry sits atop the leaderboard heading into the final 18 holes at 6-under after carding a 138 (71-67).
  • Armstrong is tied with LSU’s Luis Gagne in second place. Gagne shot 72-69.
  • Lipscomb will tee off at 8:30 on Tuesday morning for the final round of play.
  • Live scoring for the event will be available at GolfStat.com