Lovemark, Glissmeyer Lead USC At Inverness Invitational
Sept. 11, 2006
USC freshman Jamie Lovemark and sophomore Tom Glissmeyer finished second and tied for third, respectively, individually, to lead the Trojans to second-place after two rounds of the Inverness Interollegiate Invitational on Monday (Sept. 11) at the Inverness C.C. in Toledo, Ohio.
The Trojans finished with a combined 602 (+34), tied for second in the 15-team field with Coastal Carolina, eight shots back of leader TCU (594).
Lovemark, making his Trojan debut, fired off rounds of 72 (+1) and 75 (+4) to finish second with a 147 (+5), six shots back of leader Jon McLean of TCU. A stroke back is Glissmeyer, who was a Pac-10 Championships competitor for USC last season. He is tied with UNLV's Ryan Keeney at 148 (+6). Glissmeyer opened the 2006-2007 season with two rounds of 74.
Lovemark's freshman colleague Rory Hie was USC's next best finisher on the first day of competition. Hie is tied for 20th with a 152 (+10) after a pair of 76s.
USC seniors Joshua Wooding and Jordan Nasser both struggled in the first round but rallied for solid second-round results. Wooding finished tied for 45th with a 157 (81-76, +15) while Nasser is tied for 58th with a 159 (85-74, +17).
Lovemark sank eight birdies, including the 8th hole twice, during the 36-hole first day while Glissmeyer had six, including the 14th twice.
The tournament concludes Tuesday (Sept. 12) with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. (CST).