Fauzi Tied for First after Two Rounds at Rod Myers Invitational

DURHAM, N.C. – Junior Arie Fauzi shot a second-round 67 to move into a tie for first place, as the Tulsa men’s golf team sits tied for sixth after two rounds Sunday at the Rod Myers Invitational at the par-72 Duke Golf Club.

Fauzi totaled 139 in two rounds, including an even-par 72 in the first round, but his five-under 67 in the second move him up 23 spots into a tie for the lead with Michael Whitehead of Rice.

The Golden Hurricane combined for team scores of 295 and 284 in the first two rounds of the tournament, totaling a 579, three-over par.

Junior Andre Tourinho is one-over after shooting a 145 on the first day, helped along by a second-round 68 after carding a 77 in the first round. Junior Stephen Carney shot a 74 and a 73 to total a three-over 147 for the day. He and Fauzi each hit nine birdies in the first two rounds. Carney took advantage of his par-5 opportunities, shooting six-under on the holes Sunday.

Freshman Johannes Veerman shot a 73 and a 76 to total 149 for the first two rounds, five-over par. Sophomore Chris Worrell totaled a 152 Sunday, with a 76 in each round.

The final round begins Monday at 8 a.m., with the first Tulsa golfer scheduled to tee off at 9:05 a.m. on the 10th hole.

Updated 10-12-2010

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