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Ole Miss men's golf team climbs into fifth; Alabama tied for first

Ole Miss men's golf team climbs into fifth; Alabama tied for first

He was the team's top finisher at seven events, recording nine top-20s, five top-10s, three top-fives and one victory at the Border Olympics - his third career individual win. Tech lost ground to the two resurgent local teams, fifth-seeded Duke and sixth-seeded NC State, who shot 13-under-par 271 and 7-under-par 277, respectively, to grab second place and a share of third. In 20 par 3 holes played collectively on Tuesday, FSU strung together five birdies, just one bogey and 14 pars. Baylor (282-288-570) and UCLA (288-288-576) played round two at even par to remain ahead of Ole Miss.

The senior opened the day with a 1-under 35 on the front nine and finished with par on each of his final six holes. The Green Cove Springs, Fla., native is the other Seminole under par, sitting at 1-under.

"We are still in the game, but we did not start out well", BYU head coach Bruce Brockbank said. BU has a 17-stroke lead on the current first team outside the cut, No. 38 SC (+11), and the Bears also lead No. 23 Kentucky (+13), Northern Colorado (+17), UNC Wilmington (+20), Mississippi State (+23), Bradley (+24), No. 47 San Francisco (+28) and No. 50 Georgia (+29).

Powerful storms kill two people in Northeast
As of Wednesday morning, Boughton announced that the city's public schools would remain closed due to power outages. Falling trees killed an 11-year-old girl and a woman in separate incidents in Newburgh, New York, police said.

Peter Kuest carded a 74 (+2) on the first day of the NCAA tournament.

The Cougars continue the tournament Tuesday, May 15, at Jimmie Austin Golf Club.

The Raleigh Regional includes eight teams listed among the nation's top 50 of the Golfstat rankings, including (in order of seed) California (9), Texas (16), Arizona State (21), Duke (28), NC State (36), Liberty (40) and Missouri (45).