SHREVEPORT - Senior standout Sang Yi fired rounds of 1-under 71 in the first round and 2-under 70 in the second round Monday to lead the LSU men’s golf team into third place in the team standings after the first day of the third-annual David Toms Intercollegiate at Southern Trace Country Club.
Yi is in a three-way tie for third place on the individual leader board at 3-under 141.
Oklahoma’s Michael Schoolcraft shot rounds of of 6-under 66 and even-par 72 to take the lead at 6-under 138.
Oklahoma leads the team standings at 7-under 569, six shots ahead of Ole Miss. The Tigers are next at 4-over 580, followed by Tulsa at 6-over 582.
DAVID TOMS INTERCOLLEGIATE
After two rounds
TEAM SCORES (PAR 576): 1. Oklahoma 283-286-569 -7; 2. Ole Miss 287-288-575 -1; 3. LSU 293-287-580 +4; 4. Tulsa 287-295-582 +6; T5. SMU 294-291-585 +9; T5. Lamar 281-304-585 +9; 7. Louisiana-Lafayette 296-290-586 +10; 8. South Alabama 299-288-587 +11; 9. Mississippi State 294-303-597 +21; 10. Louisiana Tech 299-302-601 +25; 11. Kansas State 310-301-611 +35.
TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS (Par 144): 1. Michael Schoolcraft, Oklahoma, 66-72-138 -6; 2. Andrew Noto, Louisiana-Lafayette, 69-71-140 -4; T3. Sang Yi, LSU, 71-70-141 -3; T3. Joe David, Ole Miss, 69-72-141 -3; T3. John Young Kim, Tulsa, 71-70-141 -3; 6. Abraham Ancer, Oklahoma, 72-70-142 -2; T7. MJ Daffue, Lamar, 68-75-143 -1; T7. Kevin Hesbois, Lamar, 71-72-143 -1; T9. Max Buckley, SMU, 72-72-144 E; T9. Eduardo Castiello, Oklahoma, 73-71-144 E; T9. Tyler Klava, South Alabama, 75-69-144 E; T9. Joe Lewis, Ole Miss, 73-71-144 E; T9. Blake Morris, Ole Miss, 73-71-144 E.
LSU SCORES: T3. Sang Yi, 71-70-141 -3; T20. Austin Gutgsell, 76-71-147 +3; T20. Smylie Kaufman, 71-76-147 +3; T26. Franco Castro, 75-73-148 +4; T26. Stewart Jolly, 72-76-148 +4; T26. Landon Lyons, 76-72-148 +4; T26. Andrew Presley, 74-74-148 +4; T26. Curtis Thompson, 72-76-148 +4; T45. Myles Lewis, 77-75-152 +8.
PARDO SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: LSU setter Malorie Pardo was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week for volleyball, the second time she has earned the honor.
“Malorie continues to exceed the expectations we place on her at the setter position,” LSU coach Fran Flory said. “She had a magnificent weekend and played an instrumental role during our two wins.”
Pardo averaged 13.00 assists, 2.38 digs, 0.62 blocks and 0.38 aces per set in wins over Georgia and Auburn.
VOLUNTEERS AT ?WHEELS TO SUCCEED’: For the fourth straight year the LSU gymnastics team helped host the Wheels to Succeed Bike Race for children with special needs Saturday near the Carl Maddox Field House.
The McMains Children Developmental Center sponsored the race to benefit children with physical disabilities.
More than 80 children took part in the race using adaptive bicycles.
GOLFWEEK NAMES LSU TEAM OF WEEK: Golfweek Magazine named the No. 3-ranked Lady Tigers the women’s college golf team of the week after LSU won the Tar Heel Invitational.
LSU rallied over the final nine holes to defeat Alabama, shooting eight-under 856. LSU freshman Madelene Sagstrom finished fifth at 7-under 209.
Tessa Teachman and Austin Ernst also had Top-15 finishes.