Romashkin posts third-lowest round in school history


Aces complete opening day in Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. – Daniil Romashkin completed the second round of the Bubba Barnett Intercollegiate with the third-lowest score in program history to pace the University of Evansville men’s golf team at RidgePointe Country Club.

Romashkin’s 6-under round of 66 in the second 18 holes on Monday has him in a tie for the 21st position.  His opening round score finished at a 3-over 75.  The 66 in round two ties the third-lowest score in Purple Aces history and had been done on seven occasions by six different players.  The last instance came in 2019 when Matthew Ladd accomplished the feat.  Chris Bouchard holds the lowest mark in school history with a 64 in 2007.

Second for UE was Andres Rodriguez.  Following a 78 to open the tournament, he carded an even 72 and has a 150 entering Tuesday’s final round.  He is tied for 70th.  One stroke behind him was Nicholas Gushrowski.  He wrapped up the day with rounds of 76 and 73.

Caleb Wassmer was fourth for the Aces.  Rounds of 77 and 80 gave him a 157 while Carson Parker posted totals of 81 and 77.  With a team score of 596, Evansville is in 15th place in the team standings.  UE is eight behind Houston Christian.

Arkansas State holds the team lead with a 541.  They are 12 in front of Jacksonville State and 14 on top of 3rd place Murray State.  Erik Jansson of Jacksonville State is the individual leader.  A 7-under 65 in the first 18 holes, coupled with a 68, have him one shot in front of ASU’s Thomas Schmidt.