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Men's Golf Team, Barens, Near Titles

Oct. 11, 2016

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By Leigh Torbin

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Notre Dame's men's golf team finds itself within striking distance of both team and individual titles entering Tuesday's final round of the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic at the Warren Golf Course.

The Irish stand tied with Illinois State for second place in the team standings with a 568 (+8) after 36 holes, trailing only UTEP which is pacing the 15-team field at 560 (Even). The three teams will be grouped in the final pairings on Tuesday with tee times for the trio starting at 10 a.m.

The course is playing as a 6,713-yard par-70 for the three-round event.

Player of the Day

Blake Barens continues to lead the field as an individual, shooting a three-under-par 67 on Monday to join his first-round 66 for a two-round sum of 133 (-7). Barens holds a two-stroke cushion over Frederik Dreier of UTEP (135, -5) heading into the final 18 holes on Sunday. Dreier fired a blistering 65 (-5) on Monday to close the gap and distance both himself and Barens from third-place Christian Crabill who holds a two-under par 138 through 36 holes.

Notre Dame's Lineup

Each of Notre Dame's 11 players are in action at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic. In addition to the five whom count towards the team score, six more are competing as individuals.

1. Blake Barens (66-67=133, -7)
T31. Ben Albin (71-74=145, +5)
T41. Miguel Delgado (75-71=146, +6)
49. Davis Lamb (76-71=147, +7)
T57. Thomas Steve (73-76=149, +9)
T22. Liam Cox (74-70=144, +4)*
T22. Jens Verhey (73-71=144, +4)*
T31. Kevin Conners (73-72=145, +5)*
T31. Matthew Rushton (71-74=145, +5)*
T57. John Felitto (73-76=149, +9)*
T61. Hunter Ostrom (71-79=150, +10)*
* Competing as individuals

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Leigh Torbin, athletics communications associate director at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since 2013 and coordinates all media efforts for Notre Dame's women's basketball and men's golf teams. A native of Framingham, Massachusetts, Torbin graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in sports management. He has previously worked full-time on the athletic communications staffs at Vanderbilt, Florida, Connecticut and UCF.


 

 

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September 11
All Day
The Invitational at the Ocean Course
Kiawah Island, S.C. (Kiawah Island Resort)
September 12
All Day
The Invitational at the Ocean Course
Kiawah Island, S.C. (Kiawah Island Resort)
September 25
All Day
Shoal Creek Invitational
Shoal Creek, Ala. (Shoal Creek CC)
September 26
All Day
Shoal Creek Invitational
Shoal Creek, Ala. (Shoal Creek CC)
October 8
All Day
Fighting Irish Classic
Notre Dame, Ind. (Warren Golf Course)
October 9
All Day
Fighting Irish Classic
Notre Dame, Ind. (Warren Golf Course)
October 16
All Day
Autotrader Collegiate Classic
Duluth, Ga. (Berkeley Hills CC)
October 17
All Day
Autotrader Collegiate Classic
Duluth, Ga. (Berkeley Hills CC)
October 23
All Day
Quail Valley Intercollegiate
Vero Beach, Fla. (Quail Valley GC)
October 24
All Day
Quail Valley Intercollegiate
Vero Beach, Fla. (Quail Valley GC)
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All Day
Martin Downs Collegiate
Palm City, Fla. (Martin Downs GC)
February 12
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Martin Downs Collegiate
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All Day
Martin Downs Collegiate
Palm City, Fla. (Martin Downs GC)
February 19
All Day
Prestige at PGA West
La Quinta, Calif. (PGA West)
February 20
All Day
Prestige at PGA West
La Quinta, Calif. (PGA West)
February 21
All Day
Prestige at PGA West
La Quinta, Calif. (PGA West)
March 16
All Day
Schenkel Invitational
Statesboro, Ga. (Forest Heights GC)
March 17
All Day
Schenkel Invitational
Statesboro, Ga. (Forest Heights GC)
March 18
All Day
Schenkel Invitational
Statesboro, Ga. (Forest Heights GC)
March 23
All Day
K-State Bighorn Invitational
Palm Desert, Calif. (Bighorn GC)
March 24
All Day
K-State Bighorn Invitational
Palm Desert, Calif. (Bighorn GC)
April 13
All Day
Clemson Invitational
Keowee Falls, S.C. (The Cliffs at Keowee Falls)
April 14
All Day
Clemson Invitational
Keowee Falls, S.C. (The Cliffs at Keowee Falls)
April 15
All Day
Clemson Invitational
Keowee Falls, S.C. (The Cliffs at Keowee Falls)
April 20
All Day
ACC Championship
New London, N.C. (Old North State Club)
April 21
All Day
ACC Championship
New London, N.C. (Old North State Club)
April 22
All Day
ACC Championship
New London, N.C. (Old North State Club)

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