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Parker highlights day two for men’s golf

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Aces move up to 8th spot

 SUNRISE BEACH, Mo. – Posting a 2-over 74 on Monday, Carson Parker led the University of Evansville men’s golf team in the second round of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship at The Golf Club at Porta Cima.

Parker’s round led the Purple Aces as the team jumped to 8th place in the team standings.  Combined with his opening-round 75, Parker is tied for 22nd with a 149 entering Tuesday’s final round.  Daniil Romashkin continues to led the way for UE.  After carding a 1-under 71 to open play, Romashkin wrapped up Monday’s round with a 77.  His 148 is tied for 18th.  Caleb Wassmer is third for Evansville with a 152.  He lowered his score by two strokes to a 75 on Monday and is tied for 30th with a 152.

Nicholas Gushrowski sits fourth for the Aces.  Totals of 77 and 82 have him tied for 44th with a 159.  Isaac Rohleder made the largest jump of the day for UE.  Following an opening-round 84, Rohleder posted a 78 in the second round and has a 162.

As a team, UE has a 604, putting them 8th in the current standings.  The Aces are three in front of Illinois State and just one behind Bradley.  Southern Illinois goes into the final 18 holes with a 14-stroke lead over Missouri State.  SIU as a 565 with the Bears checking in with a 579.  Edouard Cereto of SIU is the individual leader with a 136.  He posted a 5-under 67 in round two and leads the field by four.