El Paso, TX - The UTEP men's golf team ended the opening day of the Lone Star Invitational in a tie for second after firing a season-low 19-under 557 (277-280). The Miners share the spot with Oklahoma, who shot rounds of 278 and 279, while Illinois leads the field with 27-under 549 (272-277). Lone Star host UTSA trails the Miners and Sooners by two strokes with 17-under 559 (279-280). The third and final round at the Briggs Ranch Golf Course (par 72/7247 yards) in San Antonio, Texas will begin in a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. MT.
Senior Frederik Dreier led the Miner charge, firing 8-under 136 (66-70) for sixth place and one stroke out of being apart of a three-way tie for third. Not far behind, teammate Charles Corner has a share of eighth place after a 5-under 139 (71-68) day one showing. Andreas Sorensen sits one stroke away from Corner in a tie for 12th, tallying 4-under 140 (69-71).
Aaron Terrazas fired 2-under 142 (71-71) for a share of 21st while Prescott Mann rounded out the Miners' field with 8-over 152 (76-76) to end the two rounds in a tie for 70th.
The Lone Star Invitational will conclude tomorrow, beginning with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. MT. Live stats will be available via golfstat.com.