The bag of Texas' Steven Chervony sits on the 17th fairway during the NCAA men's golf regional at UT Golf Club, Monday, May 15, 2017. [Stephen Spillman/for Statesman]

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Texas men’s golf team in 13th at Illini Invitational

Posted September 15th, 2017

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The Texas men’s golf team is in 13th place after the first day of the Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields Country Club on Friday.

The No. 6 Longhorns shot 297 and sit 17 over par, 17 shots back from the leaders.

Alabama, Oklahoma St. and Baylor each shot 280 to sit tied at the top of the leaderboard. Nine ranked teams entered the competition made up of 15 squads.

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Kristoffer Reitan and Steven Chervony led the Longhorns on the day. Both shot 72, 2-over-par and are tied for 27th. Reitan, a freshman, had three birdies in his first competition for Texas. Chervony had two birdies in the round.

Scottie Scheffler shot 74 to sit in a tie for 45th.

Spencer Soosman and Nick Costello both shot 79 in the first round. They’re tied for 71st.

Zach Bauchou of Oklahoma St. leads the individuals after shooting 64 in the first round.

Saturday’s second round starts at 9:30 a.m. for Texas.

OFCC/ Fighting Illini Invitational
Olympia Fields CC
Par 70; 7,300 Yards

Team Leaderboard
T1. Alabama 280 (E)
T1. Oklahoma State 280 (E)
T1. Baylor 280 (E)
4. Texas A&M 281 (+1)
5. Florida State 282 (+2)
T6. Illinois 283 (+3)
T6. Southern California 283 (+3)
8. UNLV 285 (+5)
9. California 286 (+6)
T10. North Carolina 290 (+10)
T10. Stanford 290 (+10)
12. Northwestern 293 (+13)
13. Texas 297 (+17)
14. Indiana 298 (+18)
15. Navy 302 (+22)

Individual Leaderboard
1. Zach Bauchou, Oklahoma State 64 (-6)
T2. Davis Riley, Alabama 66 (-4)
T2. Nick Hardy, Illinois 66 (-4)
T2. Josh Gliege, Texas A&M 66 (-4)
5. Sebastian Crampton, California 67 (-3)
T6. Shintaro Ban, UNLV 68 (-2)
T6. Cooper Dossey, Baylor 68 (-2)
T6. Bennett Baker, Florida State 68 (-2)
T6. Garrett May, Baylor 68 (-2)
T6. Giovani Tadiotto, Illinois  68 (-2)

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