Cyclones Eighth at NCAA Regional
No. 2 Oklahoma State is the first-round leader at 272.
The Cyclones were led by junior All-American Scott Fernandez, who is in a tie for 12th after carding an even-par 72 this afternoon. Fernandez shot a 4-under 32 on the front nine. After a brief weather delay, Fernandez dropped back to the field, but ended strong behind an eagle on the par-5, 15th.
Freshman Ruben Sondjaja joins Fernandez in 12th place after posting an even-par 72. Sondjaja was 2-under in the last 12 holes.
Junior Sam Daley is in a tie for 30th after firing a 74 and sophomore Collin Foster shot a 75 to sit in a tie for 40th.
The Cyclones are playing without one of their top players in Nick Voke, who was unable to compete after suffering an injury.
The top five teams and low individual not among the top five teams will advance to the NCAA Championship, May 23-28 at the Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kan. LSU currently occupies the final spot in fifth place, just four shots ahead of ISU at 289.
The second round is tomorrow with 18 holes, followed by the final 18 holes on Saturday.
1. Oklahoma State 272
2. Missouri 281
3. Virginia 285
4. Arkansas 288
5. LSU 289
6. Arizona State 291
8. Iowa State 293
9. San Diego State 294
10. Denver 300
11. Middle Tennessee State 301
12. Loyola (Md.) 308
Ohio State 308
14. Bryant 316
Iowa State Scores
T12. Scott Fernandez 72
T12. Ruben Sondjaja 72
T30. Sam Daley 74
T40. Collin Foster 75
71. Jack Carter 81
1. Jordan Niebrugge, Oklahoma State 65
2. Talor Gooch, Oklahoma State 67