INDIANAPOLIS – Earlham College men's golf was sixth through 36 holes following Monday's first and second round of the Butler University Fall Invitational, held at the Highland Golf and Country Club.
The Quakers carded a 308 in the first round, led by Graham Sherard's 74 on the par 70 Highland course, and came back with a 314 in round two to finish the day with a 622.
In addition to Sherard's 74 in the opening round, Nate Mynatt carded a 75 and Garrett Schuler fired a 76. Jared Stone shot a 83 in round one and Matt Bushik put together a round of 87 over his first 18 holes.
Stone had the Quakers' low round in the second round with a 75, and finished with a 158 for the day – good enough for 47th place on the individual leaderboard.
Sherard fired a 76 in the second round on his way to a 36-hole score of 150, and was the top Earlham golfer on the individual leaderboard tied for 24th. Schuler's second round 81 and Mynatt's 82 on his second trip around the course gave both golfers a two-round total of 157, and they were tied for 42nd.
Bushik carded an 83 in Monday's second round, giving him a 170 for the day and 50th on the individual leaderboard.
Butler's Patrick Allgeier was atop the individual standings with rounds of 66 and 69 for a 36-hole tally of 135. He finished the day with a one stroke lead over UIndy's Oliver Mast, who posted rounds of 69 and 67.
Butler leads the team standings with a 555, with UIndy (559) four strokes off that pace in second place. Marian University (584) is in third place, followed by Chicago State (602) and Vincennes University (615).
Tuesday's third and final round begins with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.
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