'Jacks Remain Fourth at SLC Championships
April 24, 2012
MCKINNEY, Texas - Junior Mitchell McLeroy struggled to close out the final three holes Tuesday afternoon in the second round of the Southland Conference Championships at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club, but he is still in the hunt for the individual title. McLeroy carded a three-over 75 in the second round, but is second overall with a two-day 145.
While McLeroy is in the hunt for an individual title, the Lumberjacks remain in a fight for the team championship. SFA is fourth overall with a 298-303 - 601
Senior Michael Smith improved upon his opening-round score by three strokes posting a one-over 73 Tuesday afternoon. He is currently tied for eight overall with a five-over par 149. Classmate Stetson McMillan had the biggest rally of the day. McMillan followed an opening-round eight over par Monday with a two-over 74 Tuesday. He is currently tied for 20th overall with a 154.
Freshmen Blake Pugh and Cody Wing both jumped out to strong starts but were unable to hold their position coming down the stretch. Pugh finished the day tied for 24th with a 72-83 - 155, while Wing is currently tied for 41st (161).
The Lumberjacks return to the course Wednesday at 8 a.m. to close out the 2012 Southland Conference Championships. SFA enters the final round looking for its fourth SLC title in program history, and its first since the 1999 season.