No. 7 Cougars Start Slow at Red River Shootout

Dallas, Texas--BYU's seventh-ranked men's golf team struggled in the first two rounds of the 13th-annual Red River Shootout at the Dallas Athletic Club on Monday.

The Cougars, who have successfully rose in the rankings the past month, seemed to have cooled off in the first two rounds. Jesse Hibler leads BYU after shooting 74-68--142 followed by Rolex Collegiate Golfer of the Month for September Billy Harvey who shot 73-70--143.

BYU finds itself 14 shots out of the lead in 11th place behind Southern California. The Cougars placed sixth at last year's Red River shootout. The final 18 holes will be played on Tuesday started at 8 a.m. Central Standard Time.

TEAM STANDINGS:

1. USC 292-271--563

2. Texas 283-281--564

3. TCU 284-281--565

4. SMU 288-281--569

5. Oklahoma 293-278--571

Kent State 290-281--571

Houston 292-279-571

8. Washington 287-285--572

Duke 293-279--572

10. Okla. St. 291-284--575

11. BYU 290-287--577

Texas A&M 297-280--577

13. Ohio State 287-291--578

LSU 288-290--578

15. Arkansas 290-292--582

BYU SCORES:

Jesse Hibler 74-68--142

Billy Harvey 73-70--143

Manuel Merizalde 70-75--145

Kyle Wight 73-74--147

Scott Miller 77-75--152