Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Phillips, UIS golf team off to good start at regional

The University of Illinois Springfield, led by Zach Phillips, finished the first day of the Great Lakes Regional No. 2 in sixth place at Glen Echo Country Club.

Phillips, who carded a 5-over par 77, is tied for 16th overall.

UIS is tied for sixth place (out of 15 teams) with Tiffin University after finishing the first round with a team score of 313. Host University of Missouri-St. Louis is in the lead with a 298.

In addition to Phillips, UIS’ Shane McCafferty and Ryan McKillips each shot 78 and are tied for 22nd.

The two-day event wraps up with 18 holes today.

The golf team was featured in an October 19, 2010, article in The State Journal-Register.

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