TEXARKANA, Ark. – The Florida Atlantic University men’s golf team is in a three-way tie for 11th after the opening round of the Conference USA Tournament at the Texarkana Country Club.
• FAU is tied with LA Tech and Old Dominion with a 307 first-round performance
• Chris Thomas leads the Owls with his 1-over 73, tallying birdies on holes one, two and 12 to place in 13th out of 65 golfers
• Senior Caleb Sibley is close behind with a 2-over 74, sitting in 23rd overall after picking up strokes on the 12th and 17th holes
• Luke Campbell suffered a stretch of three bogies to finish his round of 80 and is tied with teammate Ricky Hendler for 57th overall.
• Hendler birdied the 12th, but struggled on the front nine
• Brian Dolehide double bogied his first hole, but erased that with a pair of birdies on 12 and 13 before finishing a round of 83 for 63rd place
• North Texas leads after the first of four days of action with a 283
• FAU will tee off on hole 10 starting with Dolehide at 9:50 a.m. ET on Monday