Jonesboro, Ark. -- North Dakota sophomore Jeremy Kirk and junior Jack McClintock both put together a pair of rounds in the 70's on Monday as the Fighting Hawks played the opening 36 holes of the Red Wolves Intercollegiate.
Kirk sits in a tie for 29th after posting scores of 75 and 78 on his two loops around the RidgePointe Country Club, while McClintock is one stroke behind and tied for 35th after going 76-78 in his two rounds.
The Fighting Hawks posted a 309 (+21) in the opening round, which was their best team score of the spring season and tied for 14th with Creighton as both of those teams shot a 632 (+56). Host Arkansas State has a pair of five-man lineups in the 16-team field and the Red Wolves own the top two spots and are only separated by one stroke after respective scores of 589 (+13) and 590 (+14).
Murray State's Matt Zakulney sits a top the race for medalist honors after shooting a 141 (-1). He got to the top thanks in large part to a second-round 68 (-4).
UND has nearly a month off from competition before competing at the Red Wolves Intercollegiate April 3-4.
Red Wolves Intercollegiate (Round 1 & 2 Results)
|1.||Arkansas State (A)||295-294 = 589 (+13)|
|2.||Arkansas State (B)||299-291 = 590 (+14)|
|3.||UT-Martin||297-295 = 592 (+16)|
|4.||SIU Edwardsville||301-296 = 597 (+21)|
|5.||Missouri State||296-302 = 598 (+22)|
|t14.||North Dakota||309-323 = 632 (+56)|
UND Individuals (Round 1 & 2 Results)
|t29.||Jeremy Kirk||75-78 = 153 (+9)|
|t35.||Jack McClintock||76-78 = 154 (+10)|
|t70||Jordan Smith||79-83 = 162 (+18)|
|t70.||Daniel Sayler||79-91 = 170 (+26)|
|t80.||Ryan Ames||86-84 = 170 (+26)|
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