For Immediate Release
October 15, 2018
Cameron University Athletics
Kenton Means – Sports Information Director
WICHITA FALLS, Texas — The Cameron men’s golf team is in eighth place through two rounds of play at the Midwestern State Invitational as they battled cold and windy conditions on Monday.
Round 1 & 2 Results
The Aggies 24 over par score of 628 after two rounds of play has them 52 stroke backs of the tournament leader MSU, who shot a 291 in the first round and a 285 in the second.
Cameron struggled in the first round, shooting 320 as a team, as Dario Gabriel led the way with a 77. Niels Sorensen was just a stroke behind his teammate with a 78, while Donovan Osborne had an 82 in his first round for the Aggies and Kevin Farmer had an 83; Devin Whipple had CU’s throwaway score with an 88.
The Black and Gold bounced back with a strong second round, posting a 308 as Farmer improved 10 strokes to shoot a 73. The freshman is tied for 26th individually with a 36-hole score of 156. Gabriel is just a stroke behind, after carding an 80 during the second 18 holes. He currently has a tournament score of 157 and is tied with Sorensen who shot a 79 in round two. Osborne had CU’s second best score of the round with a 76, while Whipple carded an 85 to round out the lineup.
Statistically, Cameron currently has the second best score on par-5 holes ( 3) with 18 birdies as a team. Farmer is tied for second with a -1 score on the par-3 and par-5 holes as the Lawton native collected five birdies on Monday; Sorensen led the team with six.
MSU leads the rest of the field by at least 26, as Arkansas-Fort Smith is in second with a 602. Texas A&M-Commerce is not far behind UAFS in third with a 604, while UT Tyler is in fourth with a 616.
Individually, the Mustangs’ Chance Craig leads the field after two rounds with a two under 140, shooting a 73 in the first round and a 67 in the second. His teammates Clayton Meyers and Jake Doggett are currently in second and third with a 143 and 144 respectively.
The third and final round of the MSU Invitational will tee off on Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m., with the Aggies looking to continue the trend and improve their score after each round.