IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Miami University golf team is in 12th place after two rounds of the Hawkeye Invitational on Saturday. The RedHawks shot a morning round of 19-over par 307 and improved by six shots with an 11-over par round of 299 in the afternoon. Their overall team score of 30-over par is only four shots out of eighth place in the tightly bunched field. Kansas leads the tournament at even par.
Redshirt junior Mark MacDonald was the top Miami individual on Saturday, finishing in a tie for 22nd at five-over par. He shot a round of 76 in the morning and concluded the day with a round of one-over par 73 in the afternoon.
Sophomore Scott Cahill is tied for 37th at eight-over par. Cahill’s second round score of 73 tied MacDonald for low round of the day by a RedHawk. Sophomore Luke Shaughnessy is tied for 46th at 10-over par, while senior Brett Tomfohrde is tied for 57th at 13-over par.
Junior Austin Kelly was disqualified from the individual portion of the tournament after making an incorrect rules interpretation in the first round. He is allowed to continue to participate and his score counts as part of the RedHawks’ team total. He finished with a three-over par 75 in the second round.
The Hawkeye Invitational concludes with one final round of 18 holes on Sunday.