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Sophomore Jonathan Nocek and senior Conner O'Neil are the co-leaders and the Illinois Wesleyan men's golf team is in second place in the Tournament Town Preview at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C.

Sunday's second round was suspended by darkness with several players still on the course.

The Titans are in second place in the 18-team tourney with players yet to finish round two. The leader, Texas-Tyler, has a total of 6-under 570.

Nocek carded a first-round 6-under 66 then was able to finish his second round with a 3-over 75 to post a 3-under 141 after two rounds. Nocek joins seven other players in IWU history to shoot a 66.

O'Neil is also 3-under through 35 holes as he had a first-round 70 and is 1-under par through 17 holes of his second round, which will be completed Monday morning with the tournament's final 18 holes to follow.

Football moves up in poll: The IWU football team moved up one spot from No. 20 to No. 19 in the poll released Sunday.

North Central jumped Wheaton as those College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin teams are now ranked Nos. 4 and 5, respectively.

Women's golf finishes fourth: The Titan women's golf team finished fourth in the nine-team Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic at Twin Bridges Golf Club in Danville, Ind.

The Titans posted a team score of 58-over par 634 with Rylie Loux and Jordan Koehler each carding 13-over 157, good for a share of 11th place.

Washington University won the team title with a 616. Jane Hopkinson-Wood of Wittenberg claimed medalist honors at 147.


Men's golf in eighth: The ISU men's golf team is tied for eighth place after first-day play of the 12-team Northern Intercollegiate at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove.

David Rauer's 36-hole total of 5-under 139 is good for sixth place as the Redbirds posted a team score of 580.

Marquette fired 30-under 546 as a team, 22 shots better than Virginia heading into Monday's final 18 holes. The Golden Eagles' Oliver Farrell leads the medal chase at 11-under 131.

Women's golf ninth: The Redbird women's golf team is ninth after the opening 36 holes of the Boston College Intercollegiate at Blue Hill Country Club in Canton, Mass.

Redbird Kiley Walsh is in fourth place at 3-over par 147 as ISU posted a team score of 619 heading into Monday's final 18 holes.

Richmond leads the team competition at 592. Heather Munro of Elon and Bibilani Liu of Boston College sit atop the individual leaderboard at even-par 144.


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