Eighth Place Start

Eighth Place Start

JONESBORO, Ark. -- The Belmont men's golf team is tied for 8th place after day one of the ASU Barnett Intercollegiate held Monday at RidgePointe Country Club in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Belmont carded team scores of 295 and 290 on day one to finish the day tied for eighth place with Missouri State at 585. Nationallly ranked and host Arkansas State leads the team standings at 549, while Arkasnas State's B Team is second at 565.

The Bruins have three golfers among the top-25 after 36 holes.  Freshman Jack Uselton is tied for 14th place at 142, five shots behind indivdual leaders Peyton WIlhoit of Southern Illinois and Matthew Cole of Arkansas State.  The Tullahoma, Tennessee native carded rounds of 72 and 70 on Monday.

Sophomore Nate Thomson and junior Daniel Booker are tied for 25th place at 146.  Thomson shot rounds of 74 and 72, while Booker posted identical rounds of 73.

Freshman Evan Davis is tied for 45th place at 151, while senior Logan Matthews is tied for 62nd at 156.

The third and final round will begin Tuesday morning with an 8:00am shotgun start.  Live scoring can be found at BelmontBruins.com or Golfstat.com.