ROHNERT PARK, Calif. – Nicolas Herrera shot par through the first two rounds of the Sonoma State Invitational on Monday to help BYU-Hawaii men's golf finish the first day in third place in the field of 14 teams.
The Seasiders ended the first day with a 20-over-par 596 trailing host school Sonoma State by six strokes and CSU-Monterey Bay by eight.
Herrera shot a 3-under-par 69 in the first round finishing the first 18 holes with seven birdies to lead all players. He was also tied for the overall lead with Dylan Neal of William Jessup University. In the second round of the day, Herrera shot 3 over to finish second after two rounds.
Inoka Kahawaii and Frederico Clausen both finished tied for 19th with a 6-over 150 through the first two rounds. Kahawaii shot 4 under par on par 5 holes to tie for the second lowest score among all golfers, while Clausen was tied for second with a 1 under on par 3 holes. Alex Stulce finished the day with 24 pars to tie for the fourth most in the field and finished tied for 30th overall at 8 over par.
BYU-Hawaii will look to improve on their first day of play tomorrow in the final round of the invitational at 8 a.m. PDT.