Men's Golf In Fourth Place After First Round of Nationals

(OLATHE,KS)---The Crimson Storm men’s golf team had an outstanding start to the 2004 NAIA National Championships on Tuesday, finishing the day 4th place in the final team standings. The tournament consists of four-days, 72 holes. SNU’s Gerod Black is currently tied for fourth after the first round of play, shooting an outstanding -1 under par on day one.

The Crimson Storm finished the first round with a final team total of 296, four strokes back of first place Oklahoma City.

Black finished the first round with a score of 71, two strokes back of first place Chad Wensel of The Master’s, California. SNU’ Jonathan Williams finished in 11th place with a score of 73 and Jody Taylor came in 34th with a score of 75.

Other SNU scores for the day were Brent LaVigne with a 77 and Blake Trimble with a 78.

The first round of play was delayed four hours on Tuesday due to rain. The Crimson Storm eventually was able to tee off in the afternoon and all of SNU’s players finished on Tuesday. The rest of the field finished the first round this morning, delaying second round tee times to this afternoon.

Currently, the Crimson Storm is in the midst of second round play. To see live scoring updates, click on the box score icon at the top of this story. Below is the first round standings and SNU’s individual finishes.

SNU Individuals
4.) Gerod Black – 71
11.) Jonathan Williams – 73
34.) Jody Taylor – 75
69.) Brent LaVigne – 77
86.) Blake Trimble – 78

Team Standings

2004 NAIA Men's Golf National Championships
Prairie Highlands GC Olathe, KS
Dates: 05/18 - 05/21 First Round
Par: 72
Yardage: 7066

Fin. School Scores
1 Oklahoma City U. 292 +4
2 Johnson & Wales U-FL 293 +5
3 Texas Wesleyan U. 294 +6
4 Southern Nazarene U. 296 +8
Huntingdon College 296 +8
6 Oklahoma Christian U 298 +10
Berry College 298 +10
Point Loma Nazarene 298 +10
9 St. Ambrose U. 299 +11
10 Webber International 300 +12
Victoria - BC 300 +12
Master's College 300 +12
Malone College 300 +12
14 CSU-San Marcos 301 +13
Marian College IN 301 +13
16 Lindsey Wilson Coll. 302 +14
Southern Wesleyan U. 302 +14
Missouri Baptist U. 302 +14
19 Lee University 306 +18
20 Minot State U. 310 +22
21 CSU-Monterey Bay 311 +23
Flagler College 311 +23
23 Lindenwood Univ. 312 +24
24 Brescia University 313 +25
25 Mobile, U. of 315 +27
26 Wayland Baptist U. 316 +28
27 Spring Hill College 319 +31
28 Newman University 320 +32

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