Iowa Match Play rolls on without top seed
IOWA CITY, Iowa (June 26 2013) — Medalist Nate Yankovich of the University of Iowa was upset in the second round Wednesday at the Iowa Match Play Championship.

After shooting 67 to lead all qualifiers on Tuesday, Yankovich defeated Preston Reynolds before being ousted by No. 32 seed Ian Vendersee.

Vendersee played his way through to the quarterfinals, which begin Thursday.

Also advancing to the quarterfinal round were No. 8 Steven Ihm, the recent Sunnehanna winner.

For full results from match play, click the link below.

Yankovich, a native of Ohio, was the only player to post a score in the 60s during qualifying.

Three players tied for second place after shooting two-under par 70s, including Conner Steele, Brian Verduyn and Seth Schroeder.

ABOUT THE Iowa Match Play

18 holes of stroke play qualifying to determine a 64- player match play bracket. The defending champion is exempt from the 18-hole qualifying round. The defending champion may choose to compete in the qualifying round to earn medalist honors but is assured of no lower than the #2 seed in Match Play. Must be an IGA member.

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