CONOVER, N.C. -- University of North Alabama sophomore Forrest Knight of Clanton, Ala., is tied for 21st individually after the first round of the 2015 NCAA Division II Golf Championships at the Rock Barn Golf & Spa.
Knight shot an even par 72 in the opening round Monday and is one of just 28 golfers in the field of 108 to shoot even par or under. The tournament leader, Sam Migdal of Central Missouri, stands at five under and holds a two stroke lead entering Tuesday's second round. Stroke play will then conclude on Wednesday.
Knight previously tied for eighth individually at the South/Southeast Super Regional to earn a spot in the national championship tournament.
1 Sam Migdal, Central Missouri -5 66 T2 Oscar Lengden, Nova Southeastern -3 68 T2 Richard Mansell, Nova Southeastern -3 68 T4 Hubert Tisserand, S. Carolina - Aiken -2 69 T4 Patrick Skakel, Colorado - CO Springs -2 69 T6 Carr Vernon, CSU - Monterey Bay -1 70 T6 Logan Gray, Central Oklahoma -1 70 T6 Santiago Gomez, Nova Southeastern -1 70 T6 Martin Cancino, Lynn -1 70 T6 Mateo Gomez, Lynn -1 70 T6 Keith Greene, Lynn -1 70 T6 Alex Springer, Central Missouri -1 70 T6 Max Kirsch, Indiana University of PA -1 70 T6 Kenneth Sames, Indiana Univ. of PA -1 70 T6 Alistair Docherty, Chico State -1 70 T6 Matt Barry, Missouri - St. Louis -1 70 T6 Axel Ostensson, S. Carolina - Aiken -1 70 T6 Ryan Gendron, St. Leo -1 70 T6 Graham McAree, Indianapolis -1 70 T6 John Coultas, Florida Southern -1 70 T21 Russ Purser, Central Oklahoma E 71 T21 Kevin Vigna, Simon Fraser E 71 T21 Joey Savoie, St. Leo E 71 T21 Brandon Robinson-Thompson, S. Carolina - Aiken E 71 T21 Chris Crisologo, Simon Fraser E 71 T21 Matt Barto, Gannon E 71 T21 Forrest Knight, North Alabama E 71 T21 Michael Hearne, Southern Nazarene U. E 71