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Cal Poly Tied for 13th Place After Opening Round of Invitational at Kauai

Cal Poly Tied for 13th Place After Opening Round of Invitational at Kauai
 
PRINCEVILLE, Hawaii -- Dominick Hoover carded a 71 and is tied for 30th place after the opening round of the 54-hole Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational men's golf tournament Sunday.

On the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Coach Scott Cartwright's Mustangs are tied for 13th place with Loyola Marymount among the 20 teams competing in the three-day event, carding a four-person three-over-par 291 on the Makai Golf Club at Princeville.

Pepperdine leads the way with a 15-under-par 273 total, followed by Ole Miss at 276 and Alabama-Birmingham at 278. Second round is set for Monday with the final round Tuesday.

In addition to Hoover, Cal Poly's scorers included Tanner Podres (pictured above) with a 72, tied for 41st place, and Thomas Lehman, who posted a 73 and is tied for 52nd place.

Will Draper is tied for 73rd place with a 75 and Adil Bir Singh is tied for 97th place with a 79.

Competing as an individual, Sage Casaga carded an 80 and is tied for 101st place.

Josh Seiple of Ole Miss was medalist for the first round with a seven-under-par 65, one shot ahead of a quartet of golfers tied for second place. They include Beau Briggs of Ole Miss, William Holcomb of Sam Houston State, Joshua McCarthy of Pepperdine and William Walker III of UAB.

Hoover is tied for first place in par-3 scoring at two under par and also was two under par on the par-5 holes. Podres carded five birdies Sunday.