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Lion men in sixth after opening round at South Central/West Super Regional.

DuPont, Wash. – The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s golf team finds itself in prime position after the first round of the NCAA Division II South Central/West Super Regional, sitting in sixth after one day at The Home Course. 

The Lions shot a 4-over par 292 in the opening round and tied with Colorado Mesa. An exciting “Moving Day” is on tap Friday, as nine teams are within five strokes of one of the final two qualifying spots. After Saturday’s final round, the top four teams will advance to the national tournament, with the Lions one stroke outside of that line. 

Nathan McCulloch (Edinburgh, Scotland) is in 10th place, shooting a 1-under par 71 with three birdies in Thursday’s round. 

Zach Burch (Lubbock – Cooper) had a team-high four birdies and is in 30th place at 1-over par 73 after the opening 18 holes. 

Brody Blackmon (Sulphur Springs) and Simon Haas (Lorch, Germany) tied in 37th place at 2-over par 74 with three birdies apiece. Tripp Wallace (Wolfforth Frenship) had one birdie on the way to a 6-over par 78. 

The Lions tee time is 7:30 Pacific Time on Friday (9:30 CT), with showers and temperatures in the 40s forecast at that time.

Rank Team Total Par
1. Montana St.-Billings 284 -4
2. St. Martin’s 285 -3
3. Western N.M. 290 +2
4. Sonoma St. 291 +3
Western Wash. 291 +3
6. A&M-COMMERCE 292 +4
Colorado Mesa 292 +4
8. Academy of Art 293 +5
Colorado St.-Pueblo 293 +5
10. St. Mary’s 295 +7
11. Oklahoma Christian 296 +8
12. Dallas Baptist 297 +9
Holy Names 297 +9
14. Northwest Nazarene 299 +11
15. Midwestern St. 301 +13
16. Cal St. East Bay 307 +19

 

Tex. A&M-Commerce 292 +4 t-6th
Nathan McCulloch 71 -1 t-10th
Zach Burch 73 +1 t-30th
Brody Blackmon 74 +2 t-37th
Simon Haas 74 +2 t-37th
Tripp Wallace 78 +6 t-71st

Lions face uphill climb after Tuesday’s round, sitting in fifth place at West Regional.

DENTON – The Texas A&M University-Commerce women’s golf team faces an uphill climb after falling to fifth place in the NCAA Division II West Regional in Tuesday’s second round. 

The Lions shot a 19-over par 307 and are now at a 31-over par 607 two-day subtotals and face a tight battle for the crucial third-place spot, which will send a team to nationals. The leaders are St. Mary’s at 587, followed by West Texas A&M at 599, DBU at 600, and Oklahoma Christian at 606. 

Michelle Becker (San Antonio – Reagan) was the Lions’ low scorer on Tuesday at 3-over par 75, including two birdies on the front nine. She is in 19th place overall at 153 (78-75). 

Inma Ortiz Prieto (Huelva, Spain) is the top Lion overall on the 13th place at 7-over par 151 (72-79). She had two birdies in Tuesday’s round. 

Sophie-Charlott Hempel (Pirmasens, Germany) is in 14th place at 8-over par 152 (76-76), birdieing her first and 18th holes Tuesday. Sarah Wongsinth (Udon Thani, Thailand) is in 19th place at 153, and Karlee Nichols (Smithson Valley) is in 31st place at 158. 

The charge up the leaderboard will begin at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, with the Lions grouped with Oklahoma Christian and Arkansas-Fort Smith. A&M-Commerce will put its best foot forward, then wait on the final groups of St. Mary’s, West Texas A&M, and DBU to finish. The top three teams at the end of action Wednesday will advance to the national tournament.

Rank Team Scores Total Par
1. St. Mary’s 289 298 587 +11
2. West Texas A&M 294 305 599 +23
3. Dallas Baptist 295 305 600 +24
4. Oklahoma Christian 304 302 606 +30
5. A&M-Commerce 300 307 607 +31
6. Ark.-Ft. Smith 301 317 618 +42
7. Point Loma 307 319 626 +50
8. Westminster 317 316 633 +57
9. Western Washington 319 331 650 +74

 

A&M-Commerce 300 307 607 +31 5th
Inma Ortiz Prieto 72 79 151 +7 13th
Sophie-Charlott Hempel 76 76 152 +8 t-14th
Michelle Becker 78 75 153 +9 t-19th
Sarah Wongsinth 76 77 153 +9 t-19th
Karlee Nichols 76 82 158 +14 t-31st