Men's Golf Tied for Fifth After Opening Round at Pinehurst
March 19, 2006
PINEHURST, N.C. - Junior John Streibich fired an opening round of 73 (+1) to lead the Xavier University men's golf team to a tie for fifth after the first round of the Pinehurst Intercollegiate. XU carded a 13-over par 301 on day one of the three-day event on the par 72, 7,035-yard Pinehurst No. 8. SMU sits atop the team leaderboard after firing a 3-over par 291.
Streibich's round of 73 came on the strength of four birdies including three on the front nine. Sophomore Andy Connell carded a 74 (+2) while Jason Kokrak finished at 4-over par (76) on the day. Mike Beausejour returned to the lineup with a round of 78 (+6) and senior Andy Pope fired a 80 (+8) on the day.
Xavier will return to the course on Monday, March 20, for the second round of the 17-team Pinehurst Intercollegiate.