UE men complete first day in Bloomington


 Aces are in 11th place

 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – With the opening round of the Hoosier Collegiate in the books, the University of Evansville men’s golf team is in 11th place at the Pfau Course.  Due to weather delays, the second round will be completed on Sunday before the teams play the final round.

Leading the way for the Purple Aces in the first 18 holes was Daniil Romashkin.  He posted a 3-over 74 and is tied for 24th.  Masatoyo Kato and Caleb Wassmer each carded scores of 76 and are tied for 41st.

Andres Rodriguez checked in with a 6-over 77 while Carson Parker shot a 78 in Saturday’s opening round.  UE is knocking on the door of the top ten, ranking 11th with a score of 303.  The Aces are two behind IUPUI in 10th and trail 9th-place Southern Illinois by three strokes.

Indiana and Rice are tied atop the team standings with scores of 291 while Michigan State is third with a 295.  Christopher Zhang from Northwestern leads the field with a. 1-under 70.  He is one shot in front of a second-place tie.