Marquette, Gray Sit Atop Leaderboard At BIG EAST Championship
April 20, 2008
HEBRON, Ky. - The Marquette University men's golf team sits in first place with a three-stroke lead over Seton Hall following round one of the BIG EAST Championship. The Golden Eagles fired a three-over par 291 at the par-72 Traditions Golf Club. MU senior Ted Gray is currently atop the individual leaderboard with a four-under 68.
Gray fired a four-under 32 on the front nine and carded an even-par 36 on the back. It was his lowest stroke total since he fired a 66 at the Xavier Invitational this past fall. Gray carded six birdies on the day and holds a three-stroke advantage over Seton Hall's John Zur (71).
Defending champion Louisville is in a tie for third with Notre Dame at eight-over 296. Senior Daryl Fathauer led the Cardinals with a one-over 73 and Sandman's 71 led the Irish.
The BIG EAST Golf Championships will continue on Monday at 8:00 a.m. and conclude with Tuesday's third and final round. Live stats are available online at Golfstat.com.
2008 BIG EAST Championship