STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State’s men’s golf team used a 291 during its second round at the NCAA Stillwater Regional on Tuesday to extend its lead at Karsten Creek.
The top-seeded Cowboys entered the day with a seven-shot cushion over the field at the par-72, 7,418-yard layout. With an even-par total of 576, OSU will enter tomorrow’s final round with a 12-shot advantage over Oklahoma. The Sooners wrapped up the day at 12-over 588 after posting a 296, while Purdue carded a 299 to finish at 602 and in third place.
Through 36 holes, only three players in the field hold under-par totals with two of those being OSU sophomores Stratton Nolen and Kristoffer Ventura.
Nolen followed his opening 68 with a 1-over 73 to maintain a share of the lead at 3-under 141. UMKC’s Antoine Rozner posted a 71 to join Nolen atop the leaderboard.
Ventura moved up two spots into sole possession of third place at 1-under 143 after turning in an even-par 72 during his second round.
Senior Jordan Niebrugge carded the squad’s low round of the day with a 71 to move up 10 spots into sixth place at 1-over 145.
Sophomore Sam Stevens signed for a 75 during his second round to stand at 147 and in sole possession of seventh place.
Sophomore Brendon Jelley rounded out the OSU starting five with a 77 to finish in a tie for 24th place at 153.
The Cowboys will begin their final round tomorrow morning at 8:45 a.m. and will be grouped with Oklahoma and Purdue.
Live scoring for the event will be available at golfstat.com.