NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Ferris State edged Findlay by one stroke on Monday and nudged the Oilers out of a tie for third after two rounds of the NCAA Division II Super Region 1 Tournament at the Purgatory Golf Club in Noblesville, Ind.
Findlay and Ferris State were tied at 319 after Sunday’s first round. The Oilers dropped their score to a 314 on Monday, but Ferris State’s 313 gave the Bulldogs a 632 to 633 lead over Findlay. The top three teams in the Super Regional advance to the Division II national tournament set for May 14-17 at the Rock Barn Golf and Spa in Canover, N.C.
Brooke Albers, a national qualifier last season, made a bid for a return trip on Monday with a one-over-par 73. Albers has a 77-73–150 total and stands second in the medalist scoring.
Kasey Petty (78-81) has a 159 after two rounds, while Michele Schambs (83-79) and Shelby Warner (81-81) are both at 162. Hannah Schneider shot an 86 Monday and is at 173.
There was virtually no movement in the team standings on day two of the three-day tournament. Grand Valley State (307-306) continued to lead the field, followed by the University of Indianapolis (310-311–621), Ferris State (319-313–632), Findlay (319-314–633), Ashland (328-313–641), Missouri-St. Louis (330-317–647), California, Pa. (331-320–651) and Drury (332-320–652).
The biggest change involved Southern Indiana, which was the only team in the field not to improve on its first-round score and slipped from sixth to ninth with a 329-329–658 total.
Hunt cards 77
EUREKA, Mo. — Marcus Hunt, a senior on the University of Findlay men’s golf team competing as an individual in the NCAA Division II Midwest/Central Super Regional, fired a 77 on Monday at the Fox Run Golf Club in Eureka, Mo.
Hunt started strong, playing par golf over the front nine. He was five over on the back nine and is 52nd in the medalist standings after the first round of the three-day tournament.