Gents Golf in 12th After Day 1 of LSU National Invitational
Sunday, April 3, 2011
BATON ROUGE, La.-The Centenary men's golf team trimmed 12 strokes off its opening round score to sit in 12th after the opening two rounds of the LSU National Invitational on Saturday.

The Gents (332-320) fired a 36-hole total of 652 to round out the field after Saturday's rounds. Centenary sits 65 strokes behind tournament-leader Michigan (296-291, 587) and 13 shots behind 11th-place Boston College (318-321, 639).

Leading the way for the Gents is senior Greg Berthelot (79-70) who managed to cut nine shots off his own score to sit in a tie for 12th overall. Berthelot fired a 149 on the day and is 12 shots out of the lead.

Behind Berthelot in scoring is senior Ryan Sparks (79-76) in a tie for 37th with a two-round total of 155. Following him is senior Cannon Earp (79-84) who is tied for 57th with a 163 score.

Also scoring for Centenary is sophomore Jay Frazier (95-90, 185) in 65th place, while junior Kyle Mehnert (122-108, 230) in 66th.

Following Michigan in the team standings is Iowa (295-293, 588) in second and LSU (295-294, 589) in third, all within one shot of one another.

Chattanooga's Stephan Jaeger (70-67) is leading the pack with a 7-under 137 score through two rounds.

The tournament will wrap up on Sunday. Tee times are set to begin at 8 am.