Men’s golf right in the mix at TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate


Aces are in third place with two rounds complete

 OLD HICKORY, Tenn. – With two out of three rounds complete at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate, the University of Evansville men’s golf team is in a tie for third place with 18 holes remaining.

UE is just two strokes off the lead at Hermitage Golf Club with a score of 567.  UT Martin leads the pack with a 565 while Longwood is in second place with a score of 566.  The Purple Aces are tied with Belmont for third.

Evansville had a consistent performance across the board with Nicholas Gushrowski pacing the team following Monday’s rounds.  Gushrowski carded identical rounds of 70, one under par, to post a 140.  He is tied for the 10th position.

Two strokes behind Gushrowski is the duo of Michael Ikejiani and Daniil Romashkin.  Both are tied for the 17th spot with scores of 142.  Ikejiani opened the day with a 2-under 69 before carding a 73 in round two.  Romashkin scored a 73 to begin the tournament before posting a 2-under 69 in the second 18.

Carson Parker had a solid effort on Monday.  He tallied an even 71 in the first round while totaling 73 strokes in the second round.  His 144 is tied for 25th.  Isaac Rohleder is fifth on the team and tied for 47th in the individual standings with a 147.  He began the event with an even 71 and registered a 75 in round two.

Renato Filho of Lindenwood paces the individual leaderboard.  He posted a 74 in the opening round before storming back with a 9-under 62 to complete the day.  His 136 leads Belmont’s Jack Schoenberger by one stroke.

Tuesday marks the final round of the tournament.