UTEP Men's Golf Shoots 614 on First Day of Hackler Championship
March 11, 2013
The UTEP men's golf team fired a 614 team score over the first 36 holes of the General Hackler Championship on Monday in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The Miners are in eighth place out of 11 teams heading into Tuesday's final round. UTEP scored rounds of 298 and 316 while battling a field that features four top-50 programs.
No. 17 Arkansas is in first place (582), with no. 23 Kent State in second (584), no. 29 Tennessee in third (589) and no. 48 Coastal Carolina in fourth (605).
UTEP's Martin Simonsen is in the hunt for the individual title after carding an even-par 144 (73-71) on Monday. He is tied for third place, three strokes back of the leader, Arkansas' Thomas Sorensen (68-73-141).