WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Santa Clara men's golf rebounded from a tough opening round to land in ninth place through 36 holes at the Boilermaker Invitational.
The Broncos, who carded a 4-over 580, made the largest improvement on the leaderboard from Saturday morning's opening round to the afternoon 18 holes at Purdue's home course.
Konrad Brauckmeyer, who is tied for 30th at even-par 144 in the 84-player field, shot a 2-under to help the team post a 3-under 285 in the second round and vault from 14th place.
Jordan Hahn of Wisconsin is atop the leaderboard at 9-under 135 (67-68).
Illinois State, Purdue and fifth-ranked Oklahoma are separated by only two shots in the 15-team field. Illinois State posted an 11-under 277 in the afternoon, best total of the either round, and leads the way at 16-under 560. The Boilermakers are one shot back and the Sooners two.
Santa Clara is just six shots outside the top five. Michigan, which is fifth, shot a 1-under 287 in each round.
Tee times for Sunday's final round begin at 9 a.m. Eastern, though rain is in the forecast for the area. Scoring is available through Golfstat.com.
Santa Clara Second Round Individual Results
|T30.||Konrad Brauckmeyer||74-70 = 144 (E)|
|T35.||Jack Avrit||74-71 = 145 (+1)|
|T35.||Zack Kaneshiro||73-72 = 145 (+1)|
|T45.||Derek Ackerman||74-73 = 147 (+3)|
|T45.||Matt McCarty||75-72 = 147 (+3)|