Men's Golf Team Struggles In First Two Rounds Of The Irish Creek Collegiate

Aaron Siekmann shot a first-round 73.

Aaron Siekmann shot a first-round 73.

April 6, 2013


Kannapolis, N.C. --- The Xavier University men's golf team battled through two tough rounds on Saturday at the Irish Creek Collegiate in Kannapolis, N.C., shooting a first-round total of 21-over-par 305 and a second-round 307. XU stands last out of 17 teams with one round still to be played.

Korey Ward led Xavier in round one with a one-over-par 72 and again in the second round with a 73. His two-round total of 145 ranks tied for number 23 on the leaderboard.

Fellow Atlantic 10 Conference school Charlotte is technically the host school of this event, although the tournament is being run by the Charlotte Regional Sports Commission.