U.S. Collegiate: OK State climbs into lead
Jordan Niebrugge
Jordan Niebrugge

ALHARETTA, Ga. - Oklahoma State's men's golf team will take a one-shot lead into the final round at the U.S. Collegiate Championship after posting a 281 during its second round on Saturday at The Golf Club of Georgia.

The Cowboys entered the day trailing Georgia Tech by five shots at the par-72, 7,017-yard layout. However, OSU's four counting scores were under par and the Cowboys carded a 7-under team score, giving them a 36-hole total of 565, 11-under par, and moving them into first place. UCLA finished the day in third place at 573.

Georgia Tech's Ollie Schniederjans posted a 69 to lead the individual race with a 135 total.

OSU sophomore Jordan Niebruggecarded a 70 to get in at 139 and come in alone in second place.

Senior Ian Davisfired the squad's low round of the day with a 69 to stand at 140 and tied for third place. Davis went out in 3-under 33 after a bogey-free front side that included three birdies. He moved to 4-under for the day with a birdie at the 12th before carding his lone bogey of the round at the 16th to come in at even-par 36.

Freshman Zachary Olsen's71 gave him a 143 total and tied him for 20th place.

Sophomore Wyndham Clark carded a 71 and senior Talor Goochposted his second consecutive 72 to each finish at 144 and tied for 25th place.

Competing individually, senior Kevin Doughertysigned for his second 74 in a row to stand in a tie for 43rd place at 148.

The Cowboys will look to earn their first victory of the fall season when they begin their final round tomorrow at 11:50 a.m. (EST). OSU will be grouped with UCLA and Georgia Tech.

ABOUT THE Georgia Collegiate

The United States Collegiate Championship, hosted by Georgia Tech, annually brings 15 of the nation's top college teams to The Golf Club of Georgia for a three-day, 54-hole tournament that has been called "the Masters of college golf.” Started in 2006, the USCC offers PGA Tour-type, championship conditions for the nation's finest college players, including a personal caddie for all three rounds. Long pants are required and galleries are able to walk in the fairways behind the players, similar to the Walker Cup. The USCC crowns a Team Champion and Individual Champion and honors them on the perpetual mahogany, gold and crystal USCC Trophy, which sits in The Golf Club of Georgia lobby.

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