JACK TRENT MOVES UP 28 SPOTS AFTER NCAA REGIONAL’S SECOND ROUND
Competing as an individual, UNLV senior fies 2-under Tuesday and is tied for 23rd entering final round in Cle Elum, Washington
CLE ELUM, Wash. (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV men’s golf senior Jack Trent shot a second-round 2-under-par 69 to move up 28 spots in the standings Tuesday at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional, which is being played at Tumble Creek Club at Suncadia Resort (par 71, 7,069 yards).
Trent, who is competing at the event as an individual, is at 1-over 143 after 36 holes of play, tied for 23rd. His second round consisted of six birdies and four bogeys. He had a stretch of four birdies in five holes from Nos. 11-15, parring No. 12, before finishing the round par-bogey-par.
East Tennessee State’s Archie Davies leads the tournament at 11-under 131 after a second-round 8-under 63 (course record). Wake Forest’s Alex Fitzpatrick is second at 7-under, followed by Utah’s Tristan Mandur in third at 6-under.
East Tennessee State shot the low round on Tuesday at 14-under and leads the team standings by 11 shots at 18-under 550. No. 25 San Francisco is second at 7-under, Washington is third at 6-under, No. 6 Wake Forest is fourth at 3-under and there is a tie for fifth between No. 7 Pepperdine and Utah at even par.
The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams will advance to the NCAA Finals, which will be held May 28-June 2 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The NCAA Cle Elum Regional, one of six sites that feed into the national championship, will conclude on Wednesday with the final 18 holes.