MSU’s Sharp Leads Spartans After Rain-Delayed Second Round of NCAA Regionals
As a team, the Spartans currently stand 12th.
SAMMAMISH, Wash. - After enduring a nearly four-hour rain delay, the Michigan State men’s golf team finally completed the second round of the Washington Regional Tuesday. After two rounds of play, the Spartans remain 12th with a 33-over 601 (300-301).
Complete Second Round Results
After 36 holes, No. 1 Southern California takes a slight lead with a 5-under 563 (280-283). No. 24 Florida State stands second with a 2-under 566 (278-288). No. 12 Kent State holds the third spot with a score of 1-over 569 (287-282).
Individually, USC’s Justin Suh is first with a 6-under 136 (68-68). The Trojans Sean Crocker and Penn State’s Cole Miller are tied for second with scores of 4-under 138.
Michigan State continues to be led by junior Michael Sharp with a 3-over 145 (73-72), improving on his round one score. Sharp leads the Spartans with seven birdies through the first two rounds.
Freshman Kaleb Johnson had a tough second round, finishing with an 80. Overall Johnson is tied for 54th with a 11-over 153 (73-80). Redshirt junior Charlie Green had the biggest improvement from the first round for MSU with a second round 74. Green is also tied for 54th with an 11-over 153 (79-74) and is second on the team with five birdies.
Senior Charlie Netzel is tied for 56th with a 12-over 154 (77-77). After 36 holes, Netzel has four birdies. Freshman Andrew Walker, who returns to the Spartan lineup after an injury, is tied for 59th with a 13-over 155 (77-78).
Third-round action will begin on Wednesday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
This is the Spartans’ second-straight season advancing to the NCAA Regionals after playing in the Stillwater Regional in Oklahoma last year. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional will advance to the finals. Team and individual medalist titles will be decided May 26-31 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois.