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Blue Raiders in third at Argent Financial Classic

Simons is tied for second overall

March 12, 2012 · Athletic Communications
CHOUDRANT, La. – Middle Tennessee had a 295 in the second round of the Argent Financial Classic on Monday and is in third place in the 9-team field. The Blue Raiders have rounds of 292 and 295 on the Squire Creek Golf Course.

No. 20 LSU shot a 284 to grab the overall lead with a 36-hole score of 4-under par. Host Louisiana Tech is in second with a 582 total followed by Middle Tennessee. Jacksonville State is in fourth with a 592 and Arkansas-Little Rock rounded out the top five with a 593.

Senior Hunter Green led the way in round two with an impressive 2-under par 70 and is tied for 11th. Green had five birdies on the day with three coming on par 5s.

Brad Simons turned in a 74 and is tied for second with a 142 total, while Brett Patterson registered a 73 and is tied for 26th.

Andrew Cho carded a 79 to drop into a tie for 37th, while Paul Sansom added a 78 and is in 54th position.

The Blue Raiders will tee off the final round beginning at 8:50 AM Tuesday. TEAM SCORES
1 LSU E F -4 292 284 576
2 Louisiana Tech +6 F +6 288 294 582
3 Middle Tennessee +11 F +7 292 295 587
4 Jacksonville St. +16 F +1 303 289 592
5 Arkansas-Little Rock +17 F +8 297 296 593
6 Southern Mississippi +18 F +7 299 295 594
7 UTSA +21 F +8 301 296 597
8 Missouri State +22 F +11 299 299 598
9 Rice +34 F +12 310 300 610

MT SCORES
T2 Brad Simons (3) 68 74 142
T11 Hunter Green (1) 75 70 145
T26 Brett Patterson (2) 76 73 149
T37 Andrew Cho (5) 73 79 152
54 Paul Sansom (4) 83 78 161

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