Bluffton, SC- The conclusion of day one at the Colleton River Collegiate on Monday has the Miami University golf team in second place. None of the teams were able to make it through two rounds, as darkness hit before the conclusion of round two. Miami, along with the other teams still have a few holes left.
The RedHawks shot an eight-over par 276 in round one, which gave them a tie for the lead. Currently, Miami is 20-over as a team in round two and in second place overall at 28-over. The RedHawks are close behind current leader Iowa State, which completed the second round 14-over par.
Leading Miami is freshman Charlie Nikitas, who shot a two-under par round of 70 in the first round. He is currently through 16 holes of the second round and is tied for second at one-over par. He is only one shot behind leader Austin Squires of Cincinnati who is currently through 14 holes of the second round at even par.
Just behind Nikitas is redshirt junior Brian Ohr, who is at three-over par, putting him at a tie for fourth in the standings. Ohr shot a round of 70 in the morning and is currently through 15 holes of the second round.
Rounding out the RedHawks are senior Patrick Flavin, sophomore Cam Solomon, and freshman Jack Herceg. Flavin sits at 11-over par and in a tie for 31st after shooting a 76 in the morning and a 79 through 14 holes of the second round. Solomon shot a round of 81 in the first round and currently sits at a tie for 45th at 14-over par in the standings with two holes left in the second round. Herceg is through 15 holes in the second round and shot a round of 80 in the morning. He currently sits at a tie for 52nd at 15-over par.
Playing as individuals, Jack Katarincic, Jack Mortell and JD Fletcher are also representing the RedHawks at Colleton. Katarincic shot a round of 80 in the first round and currently sits at a tie for 52nd at 15-over par in the standings through 13 holes of the second round. Fletcher shot a seven-over par round of 79 in the morning and is through 15 holes of the second round. He sits at a tie for 68th at 18-over par. Mortell sits at 19-over par and in 73rd after shooting a 75 in the morning and an 88 through 15 holes of the second round.
Round two will finish up Tuesday morning, with the RedHawks teeing off beginning at 8:45 am. The final round will be continuous play.