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Courtesy: Clay Bailey

SWAC Men's Golf Championship Day One Recap

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 04/17/2017

ALEXANDRIA, La. – Alabama State took control in the first round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference men’s golf championship on Monday. 

The Hornets would fire a team score of three-under-par (285), to finish the day atop the leaderboard.  Texas Southern would end the day in second after shooting a team score of 15-over-par (303).

Alcorn State would round out the top three, shooting a team score of 306 in the opening round.

Prairie View A&M would finish round one in fourth place at 312, while Jackson State would finish in fifth at 324.  Arkansas Pine Bluff sits in sixth with a team score of  332, and Alabama A&M would round out the team standings at 379.

Kirabo Reed of Alabama State would fire a five-under-par 67 to finish the day on top of the leaderboard on the individual side.  Quincy Stith, also of Alabama State, would fire a two-under 70 to end the day in second place.

Kyle Smith of Texas Southern, and Daniel Racioppa would each finish at one-under par after rounds of 71, to finish in a tied for third.

Day two of the championship will continue tomorrow, as players will tee off beginning at 8 a.m. CT.