Frog golfers tied for second through two rounds in Memphis
Oct. 2, 2006
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Following a pair of even-par scores of 288, the TCU men's golf team finds itself tied for second place among 18 teams at the Memphis Intercollegiate. Three Horned Frogs are among the field's top 10 after the first two rounds at Colonial Country Club's South Course (Par 72, 7,249 yards).
At 576, TCU is tied with Wisconsin, 13 strokes behind former Conference USA rival Louisville (563). Kyle Simmons of South Alabama leads the individual race with a 6-under 138.
Franklin Corpening, a junior from Fort Worth, is tied for fifth place individually after a 2-under sum of 142. He posted the team's best score of the day with a 70 (-2) in the afternoon round.
Sophomore Jon McLean and senior Drew Stoltz share ninth place at 143. Each player posted an even-par round as well as a 1-under 71. Jesse Speirs is also eyeing a top-20 finish. The sophomore is tied for 29th position after a 4-over 148 (+4).
Fellow sophomore Tom Miles, who rounds out the five-man team, is tied for 73rd at 155 (+11).
TCU will be paired with Louisville and Wisconsin in Tuesday's final round. The trio will tee off beginning at 9:30 a.m. (CT). There is no live scoring of the tournament.