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Men's Golf Posts Season Low Score in 2nd Round of The Buccaneer

Nick Blauw (photo credit: Andrew Mindeman/Sports Information)
Nick Blauw (photo credit: Andrew Mindeman/Sports Information)

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Playing 36 holes on Monday, the Covenant men's golf team opened up The Buccaneer, hosted by Christian Brothers University, with a two-round score of 629 at the Par-70 Club at North Creek.

The Scots shot a season-low 305 in the day's second round and sit in eighth place heading into Tuesday's final round. Three Scots posted scores in the mid-70s in the second round led by Alan Craig with a 74, followed by Nick Blauw (75) and Scott McKnight (76). Drury posted a team score of 578 and they hold first place.

Craig, coming off a career-best 73 in the final round of the Pinnacle Trust Invitational last Tuesday, posted a first round score of 74 before carding a 76 in round two. Craig's 150 has him in a tie for 21st individually. McKnight posted a 78 in the opening round and followed up with a 76 in the second round for a total of 154, while Blauw had an 82 in the first round and a 75 in the second.

Blauw's 75 was a career-low, two shots better than his score in the second round of the same tournament in 2011.

Ian Johnson (170, 90--80) and Jeron Pasma (174 , 88--86) rounded out the Covenant competitors.

On the women's side, Covenant's Maggie Mauze posted an 89 and sits in a tie for 17th place. The women played 18 holes.

The third and final round of the tournament will take place on Tuesday.

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