Huskies Open Play at General Hackler Championship

GO HUSKIES Jake Curwin (photo courtesy of Paul Hundley/Erin Hills)
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Jake Curwin (photo courtesy of Paul Hundley/Erin Hills)
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March 10, 2014

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. – Freshmen Caulen Coe (Gulf Stream, Fla./University of Nebraska Independent School) posted a second round 75 to lead the Northern Illinois University men’s golf team on the first day of the General Hackler Championship at the TPC of Myrtle Beach. NIU is in 12th-place following Monday’s first 36 holes of play.

Kent State leads the overall team standings with a two-round total of 592 after posting a second round 287. Rhys Pugh of East Tennessee State holds the individual lead with a two-round one-under 143 after shooting a 70 in Monday’s afternoon round.

After posting an opening round 80, Coe bounced back with a 75 on the afternoon, moving up from a tie for 60th into a tie for 47th-place, leading the way for NIU. Coe posted four birdies in his opening 10 holes of the second round and was two-under par before giving back strokes in his final eight holes.

Freshmen Jake Curwin (Faribault, Minn./Shattuck St. Mary’s) is second among the five Huskies in the field, tied for 57th-place with a 36-hole toal of 162. Freshman Pierrick Fillon (Voreppe, France/Lycee Pierre Beghin) and junior Liam White (Waukegan, Ill./Carmel Catholic/Indian Hills CC) each sit in a tie for 62nd after carding 166 in Monday’s first two rounds.

The Final Round of the General Hackler Championship will begin with a shotgun start on Tuesday at 8 a.m. CT (9 a.m. ET). Live scoring will be available via GolfStat.com.

Team Standings
1. Kent State, +16, 305-287 -- 592
T2. East Carolina, +17, 303-290 -- 593
T2. Middle Tennessee State, +17, 303-290 -- 593
4. East Tennessee State, +19, 303-292 -- 595
5. Iowa State, +21, 296-301 -- 597
6. Coastal Carolina, +26, 295-307 -- 602
T7. Lamar, +27, 298-305 -- 603
T7. Louisville, +27, 302-301 -- 603
9. Duke, +39, 314-301 -- 615
10. UNC Wilmington, +44, 311-309 -- 620
11. North Carolina, +47, 311-312 -- 623
12. Northern Illinois, +73, 330-319 -- 649

Huskie Individual Standings
T47. Caulen Coe, +14, 83-75 -- 158
T57. Jake Curwin, +18, 80-82 -- 162
T62. Pierrick Fillon, +22, 84-82 -- 166
T62. Liam White, +22, 83-83 -- 166
T65. Raphael Denais, +23, 87-80 -- 167


 

 

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