Updated Sat, Apr 20, 2013 11:55 pm
Led by junior Connor Coldwater on a chilly spring day, the Ohio men’s golf team sits in 10th place after completing their first day of competition at the Penn State Rutherford Intercollegiate on Saturday.
Coldwater shot a 151 in the two-rounds of the first day of competition at the Penn State University Blue Course, which placed him tied at 21st overall.
Senior Michael Lamping was not far behind, shooting a 153. Lamping put up a score of 76 in round one, and continued consistently through the second round, shooting a 77.
Mike Engelman shot a 157, but he, along with Coldwater, showed the most improvement between the two rounds, reducing their scores by seven strokes.
Andrew Mlynarski recorded a 155 and Brad Burgess shot a 161, respectively.
The Maryland Terrapins have a commanding lead on the field after day one of the tournament, shooting 589 in the first two rounds and having three different players place in the top 10.
Host team Penn State currently sits in second place after shooting a 598.
The third and final rounds of the Rutherford Intercollegiate will be take place Sunday with a 7:30 a.m. tee time, weather permitting.