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
1. South Carolina 580
2. Michigan State 607
3. North Carolina Wilmington 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
Tennessee State 326
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