March 29, 2014
LAKE WORTH, Fla.- Derron Peyton shot 69 in the second round of FAU’s Slomin Autism Championship to tie for 21st-place. He now leads the tournament in pars, shooting even-par on 29 holes over the two-days. The sophomore advanced from his 44th-place tie after an opening round of 77 and has a total of 146 strokes going into the final round on Sunday, March 30.
Peyton, who is competing with FAU’s A team, was followed by Connor O’Rourke who carded 70 to tie for 26th with 148 strokes total. The freshman also led both of FAU’s teams in par-5 scoring. O’Rourke finished the first round tied for 51st after shooting 78. Airik Medinis and Caleb Sibley tied once again, both recording 74 in the second round. The pair is tied for 35th with two-day totals of 150 strokes. To round out FAU’s A team was Blake Lyle tying for 58th-palce after shooting rounds of 83 and 72 for 155 strokes total. The A team advanced from 10th to ninth-place with a team total of 592.
The Owls’ B team fell to 14th-place carding 318 in the second round for a team total of 637. Joseph Arazi led the team, tying for 62nd with rounds of 81 and 75 for 156 strokes. Payton Olsen followed with 82 strokes to tie for 65th. Alex Gates shot 82 in the second round to make his two-day total 159 strokes. Dan Cavanaugh improved his 78th-place finish from round one with a second round of 79 to tie for 75th.
No. 7 UCF recorded 273 strokes in the second round to surpass Georgia Southern for first-place. The team total is 558 going into the final round. Georgia Southern now sits in second-place with 563 strokes. The final round of the tournament will begin on Sunday at 8 a.m. For live stats click HERE.