Feb. 21, 2013
KAHUKU, HAWAII. – The Nevada men’s golf team is in 12th place after the second round of the John Burns Intercollegiate hosted by Hawai`i.
Nevada, rebounded from a slow start yesterday and shaved nine strokes off their score as a team today after shooting a 14-over 302. Nevada sits five shots out of 11th place and 10 shots out off breaking the top 10.
Junior Ryan Mulvany leads the pack after shooting a four-over 76, and is tied for 18th with a five-over 149 for the tournament. Sophomore Andrew Cornella also shot a four-over 76 in the second round and is tied for 44th in the tournament with a eight-over 152.
Sophomore Taylor Knoll recovered from a slow start yesterday by shooting the lowest round of the day for the Pack with a one-over 73, and is tied for 44th with a eight-over 152. Junior Brian Knoll is tied for 66th and Gustavo Chuang is tied for 72nd.
Freshman Kit Carson shot a three-over 75, and is tied for 34th with a seven-over 151. Carson is competing individually, and his score does not count for the overall team score. This is Carson’s first collegiate tournament.
“We showed signs of improvement today,” said head coach Jacob Wilner. “But we were unable to get the ball in the hole like we are capable of doing. Tomorrow is another day of golf and we will continue to improve.”
Top-ranked California leads the tournament after shooting a six-under 282 as a team, and has a 10-under 566 for the tournament. California’s Joel Stalter leads the individual race after shooting a 2-under 70 and sits at a seven-under 137 for the tournament.
Nevada will play in the final 18-hole round tomorrow.