Men's Golf Stands Fourth after Day One of the Murray State Invitational

Men's Golf Stands Fourth after Day One of the Murray State Invitational

MURRAY, Ky. – The Belmont men's golf team stands in fourth place after day one of the Murray State Invitational held Monday at Miller Memorial Golf Club in Murray, Kentucky. 

After 36 holes, Belmont stands in fourth place with a team score of 580.  They shot a score of 290 in both the first and second rounds.  Lipscomb is the tournament leader at 569, with Murray State in second at 572, while Morehead State is in third at 575.

The Bruins are led by freshman Ted Moon.  The Lilburn, Georgia native is in fourth place with a 36-hole score of 139.  He posted a 67 (four-under par) in round one and a 72 in the second round.  His round of 67 was the lowest by a Bruin since Scott O'Brien shot the same score at the 2009 A-Sun Championship. 

Sophomore Ben Simpson and freshman Carson Ward are both tied for 27th place after each carded a score of 148 on Monday.  Junior Elliott Wickenden is tied for 33rd place at 149, while freshman Adam Sanders is tied for 50th at 153.  Freshman Chris Thurman is playing as an individual and is tied for 47th place at 152.

The third and final round will begin Tuesday morning at 9:00am.