Oct. 10, 2015
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BATON ROUGE, La. — The University of Iowa men’s golf team sits in fourth place after firing a two-round score of 592 (+16) at the David Toms Intercollegiate.
“The team worked hard today,” said UI head coach Tyler Stith. “The setup was challenging and I thought we managed it well most of the day. It shows with five guys in the top 25. We’re focused and excited for the final round.”
Through 36 holes, host LSU sits atop the 14-team field at two-over-par (578). Kansas State is in second (+12; 588) and Liberty is in third (+13; 589).
Carson Schaake led the way for the Hawkeyes, posting rounds of 69 and 73 for a total of 142 (-2). The sophomore currently sits in third place.
“Carson played especially well,” said Stith. “He put himself in good position for tomorrow.”
Junior Nate Yankovich followed, carding an even par 72 on the first 18 holes before notching a 76 (+4) on the second. He is tied for 13th through 36 holes.
Senior Voramate Aussarassakorn is tied for 22nd with a 36-hole total of 152 (+8). Aussarassakorn posted rounds of 74 (+2) and 78 (+6).
Rounding out the Hawkeyes are junior Raymond Knoll and freshman Matthew Walker, who both carded a two-round 153 (+9). Knoll fired rounds of 78 (+6) and 75 (+3), while Walker posted rounds of 77 (+5) and 76 (+4). The pair is tied for 24th with one round left to play.
The David Toms Intercollegiate concludes Sunday with an 8:30 a.m. (CT) shotgun start. Live stats are available at golfstat.com.