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April 8, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s golf team posted its second lowest two-round total of the 2004-05 season to tie for first with Xavier University after day one competition Friday at the 2005 Marshall Invitational. Marshall University is playing host to the event at the par 71, 6,446-yard Guyan Golf and Country Club in Huntington, W. Va.

The Buckeyes received strong performances by Scott Anderson (Sr., Great Falls, Mont./Great Falls), Zack Randol (Jr., Lawrence, N.Y./Woodberry Forest) and Colin Biles (So., Columbus, Ohio/Upper Arlington) all of whom are tied for sixth with a day one total of 139.

The Buckeyes will look to repeat as Marshall Invitational champions Sunday with final round action beginning at 8 a.m. on the No. 1 and No. 10 tees.

Team

Pl. School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
1. Ohio State 276 286 562
  Xavier 285 277 562
3. Louisville 284 280 564
4. Ball State 289 283 572
5. Ohio 289 290 579
6. Akron 291 290 581
7. Eastern Michigan 292 291 583
8. Bowling Green 296 289 585
9. Marshall 287 303 590
10. Northern Illinois 290 302 592
11. Eastern Kentucky 293 303 596
12. Marquette 307 290 597
13. Miami (Ohio) 302 296 598
14. Charleston 296 303 602
16. Marshall B 298 308 606

Ohio State Individuals

Pl. Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
T6. Scott Anderson 68 71 139
T6. Colin Biles 70 69 139
T6. Zack Randol 67 72 139
T22. Michael Haverfield 71 74 145
T47. Nate Strong 76 74 150