CHOUDRANT, La. — Redshirt freshman Martin Board shot an even-par 72 on Monday to lead UTSA into seventh place after two rounds of the Argent Financial Classic, which is being played at Squire Creek Country Club (par 72/7,105 yards).
The Midland native recorded five birdies on the day, putting him in 25th place at four-over 148. He is one shot back of a seven-way tie for 18th place.
Meanwhile, sophomore Ryan Werre put himself in position to register his fourth consecutive top-15 finish with a one-over-par 73 in the second round. The Redcliff, Alberta, native is in a seven-way tie for 11th place at one-over 145, one shot out of a tie for eighth and just four strokes off the pace set by LSU's Smylie Kaufman (141=65-76).
Stanton Tondre is tied for 33rd at seven-over 151, while juniors Taylor
Koser and Mitchell Griffin are in 42nd (154) and 50th (160),
The Roadrunners finished the day with an eight-over-par 296 and they stand seventh at 21-over 597, three strokes behind Southern Mississippi for sixth (594). No. 20 LSU took the lead by firing a four-under 284 on the day, putting them at even-par 576 for the tournament. Rounding out the top five are tournament host Louisiana Tech (582), No. 46 Middle Tennessee (587), Jacksonville State (592), and Arkansas-Little Rock (593).
The final round will tee off at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.