Men's Golf Has Strong First Day of 2010-11 Campaign

Sept. 11, 2010

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By Doug Richards

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (UCFAthletics.com) - The UCF men's golf team had a strong showing on its first day of the 2010-11 campaign as the Knights are second after two rounds of play Saturday at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate. UCF junior Connor Arendell (Cape Coral, Fla.) is first individually at 138 (-4) at the Wolf Run Golf Club.

UCF (585, +17) sits in second, seven strokes behind first-place Illinois. The Knights posted a 294 in the opening round and a 291 to close the day.

The event will conclude with 18 rounds of play Sunday.

Arendell carded 2-under 71s during both rounds Saturday. Junior Brad Schneider (Valrico, Fla.) is tied for fourth at 142 (E). He concluded Saturday with a 3-under 68.

Ball State is third, one shot behind the Knights at 586.

The Knights also opened the 2009-10 season at Wolf Run, placing sixth.

Team Results
1. Illinois 290-288=578
2. UCF 294-291=585
3. Ball State 296-290=586
4. Tulsa 284-304=588
5. Michigan 294-294=588

UCF Individuals
1. Connor Arendell 69-69=138
T4. Brad Schneider 76-68=142
T43. Kyle Wilshire 74-77=151
T65. Hojin Kang 78-77=155
T65. Greg Eason 75-80=155