Feb. 20, 2008
WAHIAWA, Hawaii - Led by Jay Moseley's 6-under 66, the Auburn men's golf team fired a 10-under 278 in the first round of the John Burns Intercollegiate at the par-72, 6,916-yard Leilehua Golf Course Wednesday. The Tigers are tied for first with Arizona and San Diego State.
Moseley, who finished sixth in last year's John Burns, is tied for first, with Arizona's Tarquin Macmanus and San Diego State's Johan Carlsson. Senior Jamie Bowen is tied for 18th with a 2-under 70. Senior Steven Groover and junior Glenn Northcutt carded 1-under 71s and are tied for 30th. Junior Cole Moreland shot a 1-over 73 and is tied for 56th.
"I am really proud of the way Jay finished," head coach Mike Griffin said. "It's good to be on this side of the scoreboard. We need to come back tomorrow and put together another solid round.""
No. 24 UNLV (279) and SMU (279) are tied for fourth followed by Texas A&M (281), UTEP (281), Fresno State (283), California (284), Arkansas (286), Denver (286), Nagoya (287), UC-Santa Barbara (288), San Jose State (288), Long Beach State (289), New Mexico (290), BYU (291), Utah (291), Hawaii (292), Nevada (292) and San Diego (295).
The tournament continues when the second round tees off with a shotgun start Thursday at noon Central.