Toreros close out first day of action at Norman Regional

USDTOREROSDOTCOM Grant Forrest
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Grant Forrest
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May 17, 2012

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NORMAN, Okla. - The University of San Diego golf team finished day one of the NCAA Southwest Regional at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club (7,351-yard, par-72 ) in Norman, Okla. on Thursday afternoon in 12th place overall. The Toreros shot 303 as a team, while WCC Freshman of the Year Grant Forrest turned in the top individual time for USD with his even-par 72 in the first round.

Alexis Gemme-Piacente closed out his round with back-to-back birdies on the eighth and ninth holes en route to a 74 on the day, while Taylor Schmidt put together a first-round score of 78.

WCC Player of the Year Alex Ching carded a 79 in his first round and Linus Vaisanen rounded out the USD individual scores with an 83.

After the first day of competition, No. 1 seed Texas and No. 4 seed Florida State are tied atop the leaderboard at 9-under 279. Texas' Jordan Spieth leads the individual scorers with his first-round of 66 (-6).

The Toreros will be paired with IUPUI and South Carolina on day two on Friday. The first USD player is set to tee off at 8:50 am CT.

Team Leaderboard After Day 1
T1 23 Florida State -9 F -9 279 279
T1 1 Texas -9 F -9 279 279
3 35 Illinois -4 F -4 284 284
T4 36 St. Mary's (CA) -2 F -2 286 286
T4 13 Washington -2 F -2 286 286
6 30 Oklahoma -1 F -1 287 287
7 Arizona +1 F +1 289 289
8 12 Georgia Tech +2 F +2 290 290
9 Sacramento State +4 F +4 292 292
10 49 South Carolina +6 F +6 294 294
11 IUPUI +9 F +9 297 297
12 San Diego +15 F +15 303 303
13 48 Middle Tennessee St. +16 F +16 304 304
14 Loyola U.- Chicago +19 F +19 307 307

USD Day 1 Individual Scores
T20 Grant Forrest (2) 72 72
T35 Alexis Piacente (3) 74 74
T64 Taylor Schmidt (4) 78 78
T68 Alex Ching (1) 79 79
75 Linus Vaisanen (5) 83 83

 

 

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