Phoenix sit in Third after Day One of NAIA Memphis Shootout
Monday, September 9, 2019
Phoenix sit in Third after Day One of NAIA Memphis Shootout
Steeger sits at fifth place after NAIA Memphis Shootout Day One (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Phoenix are currently sitting in third place after Day One of the NAIA Memphis Shootout featuring 19 teams. The Phoenix carded a 592 collectively, putting them 25 strokes behind first place Dalton State and only three strokes behind conference rival Lindsey Wilson.

Sophomore Adrian Steeger finished the day with a 2 under par 68 in round two after starting the day with a 75. Steegar came back strong after he started the day with double on one and a double on 4 with a par and a bogey in between, but played very well after that collecting 4 birdies on round one and five birdies on round two. He is currently in fifth place and seven behind the leader.

Freshman Isaac Walker began his career as a Phoenix with a good showing of a 77 in round one and round two score of a 69. Walker collected five birdies over the two rounds. He is currently tied for eight place at 146.

Bryson Smith carded a first round score of 71 putting him at a tie for fourth after the first round, but a couple of double bogeys on hole 7 and 8 in round two dropped him to a 77. Smith is currently tied at 15th after day one.

Reece Gaddes and Jacob Nolen both finished their rounds on the day with a score of 158. Gaddes shot a 80 in round one and a 78 in round two. Nolen shot a 77 in the first round and finished with a 81. They are both tied for 47th.

The teams are scheduled to tee off on Tuesday morning at TPC Southwind in Memphis, barring any weather delays.

 

 

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
5. Adrian Steeger - 75-68=143
t8. Isaac Walker - 77-69=146
t15. Bryson Smith - 71-77=148
t47. Reece Gaddes - 80-78=158
t47. Jacob Nolen - 77-81=158

TEAM RESULTS
1. Dalton State - 281-286=567
2. Lindsey Wilson - 299-290=589
3. Cumberland - 300-292=592
4. William Carey U. - 298-298=596 
5. Holy Cross - 297-303=600
6. Oklahoma Wesleyan U. - 297-310=607
7. Columbia College - 302-305=609
8. Missouri Baptist - 307-305=612
9. Marian University - 311-304=615
10. Taylor University - 311-313=624
11. St. Francis - 307-318=625
12. Indiana U - Kokomo - 311-315=626
13. Martin Methodist - 317-318= 635
T14. Aquinas College - 319-321=640
T14. Montreat College - 311-329=640
16. Brescia University - 328-318=646
17. Governors State Univ. - 325-323=648 
18. Sterling College - 327-322=649
19. Indiana U - South Bend - 341-337=678