Parker in top ten at Big Blue Intercollegiate


Aces in 7th entering final round


OLD HICKORY, Tenn. – Carson Parker recorded a pair of even rounds on Monday and ranks in the top ten for the University of Evansville men’s golf team at the Big Blue Intercollegiate at Hermitage Golf Club Presidents Reserve.


Parker finished both of Monday’s rounds with an even 71 to complete the day with a 142.  He is tied for sixth place.  Three behind him was the duo of Spencer Wagner and Isaac Rohleder.  Wagner began the tournament with Evansville’s lowest round of the day – a 1-under 70.  In the second 18 holes, he recorded a 75 and finished with a 145.  Rohleder carded a 71 to begin the event before completing Monday with a 74.  They are both tied for 17th.


Henry Kiel and Jessie Brumley each got better as the day moved along as they both lowered their scores by eight strokes between rounds one and two.  Kiel jumped from an 81 to a 73 to score a 154 while Brumley went from an 83 to a 75.  They are tied for 49th and 57th place, respectively.  Michael Ikejiani had a strong day on the individual side.  He registered a 73 to begin the tournament before totaling 79 strokes in round to.  His 152 is tied for 43rd on the leaderboard.


Pacing the individuals is Scott Sparks of Detroit Mercy.  After shooting a 70, Sparks toured the course in just 67 strokes, 4 under par, in round two.  His 137 is one ahead of Tennessee Tech’s Bryce Beeler.  Murray State holds the team lead by six strokes over UT Martin.  The Racers finished with a 567.  Evansville is in seventh place, just one behind Austin Peay for sixth and five out of the top five.


On Tuesday, a final round of 18 will commence at 8 a.m.