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Kerns T32 after first round

Staff Report


COLUMBUS — Marshall Thundering Herd senior golfer Nathan Kerns is tied for No. 32 after the first round of the NCAA regional tournament at Ohio State’s Scarlet Course.

Kerns shot a 4-over 75 and is tied with 13 others in the 74-man field of individual golfers.

The top finisher at each of the six regionals qualifies for the national championship.

Kerns had a 1-over 36 on the front nine. He began with two bogeys but followed with two birdies.

The former Ironton All-Ohio golfer had a 3-over 38 on the back nine.

Raoul Menard of Charlotte was the leader with a 4-under 67. Carl Johnosn of UNLV and Will Starke of South Carolina were second at 68.