Glissmeyer Tied For 12th At U.S. Collegiate Championship

April 10, 2007

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For the second day in a row, sophomore Tom Glissmeyer paced the No. 5 USC men's golf team, a round of 74 moving him into a tie for 12th after two days of the competitive U.S. Championship at the Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta, Ga., on Tuesday (April 10).

The Trojans improved upon their first round with a second day 301 for a two-day 605 (+29, 304-301), tied for ninth with Eastern Tennessee State. They are 14 shots back of top-ranked and first-place Georgia.

Five of the top six ranked teams in the Top 25, seven of the top 10 and 13 of the top 25 are participating in the tournament.

Glissmeyer is tied for 12th with a 36-hole 149 (+5, 75-74). For the second day in a row, his round was highlighted by a 1-over on the back nine. His only blemish was a bogey on the par 4 16th hole, which was also a repeat from yesterday.

He is only five shots back of co-leaders Tanner Ervin of Clemson and Webb Simpson of Wake Forest, who are tied at 144.

Freshman Rory Hie also improved a stroke on Tuesday with a 75 for a two-day 151 (+7), tied for 25th. Hie was actually 2-under as he made the turn, but fell back during the final nine holes.

Senior Joshua Wooding posted his second straight 76 for a two-day 152 (+8), tied for 29th. His second round saw him go even on the back nine.

Freshman Jamie Lovemark is tied for 37th after a second-round 76 gave him a 153 (+9). Senior Jordan Nasser rounded out the contingent in 76th after an 85 gave him a 165 (+21).

Play concludes Wednesday.