April 27, 2014
PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Freshman Robert Geibel of the University of Louisville men's golf team fired a 1-over par 72 to sit in a tie for sixth place at the American Athletic Conference Championships at the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club.
The Cardinals are in seventh place after Sunday's round after shooting a 15-over par 299.
Geibel is five shots off the lead after the first day. He birdied the fourth hole to go 1-under par. After bogeying the sixth hole, he went on to par the next nine holes. No. 7 and top-seeded UCF leads after first round action. The Knights placed three players in the top-10 on Sunday as Linus Vaisanen charted a 4-under 67, Ricardo Gouveia posted a 1-under 70 and Greg Eason finished 1-over 72.
UCF has a four-shot lead over No. 31 SMU (287) and a seven-shot advantage over No. 30 USF (290). No. 9 Houston and Cincinnati are tied for fourth at eight-over 292.
Playing in the No. 5 position, Max Walz carded a 4-over par 75 to sit in a tie for 28th, while Robin Sciot-Siegrist and J.D. Lehman are tied for 33rd after shooting 76.
Antoine LeSaux is tied for 41st when he shot 78 on Sunday.
Vaisanen is tops on the leaderboard, while Gouveia and SMU's Bryson Dechambeau and Austin Smotherman are tied for second at 1-under 70. Houston's Kyle Pilgrim is fifth at even-par 71.
The Cardinals will pair with Connecticut and will begin at 9:10 a.m.
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