Men's Golf 6th After 36 At Rees Jones Intercollegiate

Daufuskie, S.C.-----San Jose State University had its struggles like the other 11 teams in the field during the first of two days play at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate men's golf tournament. Of the seven teams that made it through the first 36 holes of the 54-hole tournament, the Spartans are in sixth place with a 623 total on the par 72, Haig Point Jones Signature Course.

            San Jose State had three players among the top-20 individuals and was sixth as a team after the first 18 holes. All of the 60 players in the field were over par heading into round two. The afternoon round proved slightly better with six in the field signing for an under par score, but none of them Spartans.

            Mark Hubbard turned in the top Spartan total with a seven-over par 151 and is tied for 14th place. Jay Myers, who opened with an 81, turned in a 157 and is tied for 27th place.

            Stephan Stallworth and Nick Brown, tied for 16th after 18 holes, slipped to an 80 and 82, respectively, in the afternoon for 160 totals. Matthew Hovan, who matched Hubbard for most San Jose State birdies on the day with four, is at 162.

            South Carolina's Paul Woodbury is the individual leader at two-under par 142. His afternoon score of 68 was one of two four-under par rounds on the day. He has a three-stroke lead over his teammate George Bryan IV.

            With the two top individuals, South Carolina at 580 has a comfortable 27-stroke lead over host Michigan State. North Carolina-Wilmington and Pepperdine at 608 are a stroke behind Michigan State.

            Jacksonville at 615 also is ahead of San Jose State. 

            The seven golfers from the five teams who did not complete their second round before darkness will resume play early on October 6 prior to the final 18 holes of play.

36-hole results from the Rees Jones Intercollegiate men's golf tournament

Haig Point Jones Signature Course, Daufuskie, S.C.

Par 72, 7,380 yards

Team Scores

1. South Carolina                                                  580

2. Michigan State                                                  607

3. North Carolina Wilmington                                  608

    Pepperdine                                                        608

5. Jacksonville                                                       615

6. San Jose State                                                   623

7. College of Charleston                                          624

Did not finish (18 hole scores only)

Kennesaw State                                                     311

Georgia State                                                         314

Mercer                                                                   318

Winthrop                                                               321

Tennessee State                                                     326

Leading Individuals

1. Paul Woodbury, South Carolina             74-68-142

2. George Bryan, IV, South Carolina          74-71-145

3. Bobby Fredeking, Jacksonville               74-72-146

    Shane Mason, Pepperdine                     75-71-146

5. Ben Greene, Kennesaw State                76-71-147

    Andrew Putnam, Pepperdine                 74-73-147

San Jose State scores

14. Mark Hubbard                                     76-75-151

27. Jay Myers                                           81-76-157

31. Stephan Stallworth                              78-80-158

32. Nick Brown                                         78-82-160

32. Matthew Hovan                                    81-79-160