Minneapolis -- The Minnesota men’s golf team remains in seventh place after a second day of play at the Tiger Invitational in Opelika, Ala. Angus Flanagan and Thomas Longbella lead the team as both are tied for 19th place overall.
The Gophers had a team score of 288 in the second round, breaking even for the day. This brings the team to a score of 584 over two rounds, sitting eight over par. The Gophers currently sit one shot back of Georgia State and Southern Mississippi. Host-Auburn continues to lead the tournament, with an 11-under 565 score.
Flanagan led the team through the first round, carding a one-over 73. He broke even in the second round, keeping him at +1 overall, with a score of 145. He put together four birdies in the front nine, and remains in the top 20.
Longbella entered the top 20 for the first time this tournament thanks to a two-under 70. With a stretch of three birdies in four holes, he sits in a tie for 19th along with Flanagan.
Riley Johnson put together a bounce-back performance, carding a two-under to bring his score to a two-over 146. He now sits in a tie for 27th place.
David Kocher of Maryland leads individual scoring. He carded a three-under 69 on the second day, putting him at -8 for the tournament.
The Gophers will tee off for the final round of 18 holes at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Live scoring can be found at the link above.
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