March 24, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Rice University men’s golf opened the Lone Star Invitational with its second-best round of the season and ended the opening day in fifth place at 283-292—575 (-1) through 36 holes at San Antonio’s Briggs Ranch.
Freshman Kevin Reilly led the way for the Owls with a pair of 70s to card a 140 (-4) and tie for seventh. He holed four of his seven birdies in the opening round and shot 26 pars as well.
Classmate Alex Levy followed in 19th place with a 70-74—144 (E), matching his season low in the opening round. He knocked in nine birdies on the day, including five in the opening round.
James Lee ended the day just one stroke behind with a 71-74—145 (+1) , including three birdies in each round. The sophomore stands tied for 27th place.
Tommy Economou and Landon Michelson rounded out the squad, each tying in 38th. Economou carded four birdies in each round with a 73-74—147 (+3), while Michelson shot a 72-75—147 (+3) with five total birdies.
No. 20 New Mexico leads the field with a 563 (-13), nine strokes ahead of No. 38 Purdue. No. 25 Baylor and Southeastern Louisiana are tied for third place at 573 (-3), each just two strokes ahead of Rice. Sixth-place Sacramento State trails the Owls by six strokes heading into the final round.
Each of the other three Conference USA teams at the event are tied for seventh place at 583 (+7), including host UTSA, Louisiana Tech and North Texas.
LT’s Travis Wilmore and New Mexico’s Victor Perez are tied for the individual lead at 137 (-7).
The tournament concludes on Tuesday with the final round teeing off at 8:30 a.m. It is a shotgun start with the Owls opening on holes five through nine in a group with North Texas, Sacramento State and UTSA.
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