Tuesday, October 22, 2013

UIS golfer Cox leads in Puerto Rico

University of Illinois Springfield freshman Marc Cox is atop the leaderboard after shooting a 2-over-par 74 Monday, and the second-place Prairie Stars are four strokes back after the first round of the UIS Island Getaway tournament at River Course.

Cox is two strokes ahead of teammate Kent Gregory, who shot a 76 and is in a three-way tie for second. Jake Wherley, Zachary Szuminski and Trevor Flota each shot 5-over 77s as UIS finished with a team score of 312. Jackson State leads the tournament with a 308 heading into today’s final round.

The team was featured by The State Journal-Register on October 22, 2013.

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