K-State men leading Colbert Intercollegiate

By The Mercury

The Kansas State men’s golf team sits in first place after the first two rounds of the 2012 Jim Colbert Intercollegiate on Monday at the par-72, 7,525-yard Colbert Hills Golf Course.

After 36 holes of play, all five members of the Wildcat scoring lineup cracked the top-20 in the 10-team field.

K-State got off to a fast start in the opening round, firing a 13-over 301 to start the event seven shots ahead of Idaho, which finished the first round at 20-over 308.

After battling windy conditions throughout the day, K-State carded a second-round score of 308 to sit atop the leaderboard after 36 holes of play at 609, and the Cats continue to lead the Vandals by three strokes. 

Junior Daniel Wood continued his solid play by notching a 4-over 148 in the first two rounds and went into Tuesday leading the field by one stroke. The Leander, Texas, native is currently tied for the team lead in scoring average and is coming off a pair of top-25 finishes to start the season.

The final round was st to begin Tuesday morning with an 8:30 a.m., shotgun start.

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