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ODU Men's Golf Completes Opening Round of the Sun Belt Championship

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MADISON, Miss. – Old Dominion men's golf is tied for 12th following the opening round of the 2024 Sun Belt Men's Golf Championship on Monday at Annandale Golf Club.

The Monarchs combined for a 17-over par 305 on the first day of the conference tournament and are tied in the team standings with Georgia State and two strokes back of Coastal Carolina, Texas State and South Alabama who sit tied for ninth at 303 (+15). Arkansas State leads the 14-team field after turning in an even round of 288. Troy is currently in second place at nine-over 297 and Marshall and ULM are tied for third at 11-over 299.

A-State's Thomas Schmidt is the overall leader after carding a four-under 68, teammate Jake Like is in second with a three-under 69, and South Alabama's Hugo Thyr shot a two-under 70, good for third place.

For ODU, Jakob Chicoyne recorded the team's best round on Monday, a three-over 75 that has him tied for 19th. The senior from Calgary, Alberta, Canada made five birdies on the day, including four on the front nine. Philip Minnehan is next for the Monarchs, tying for 31st at four-over 76. The Rochester, New York native birdied the par-5 11th hole and eagled the par-4 17th hole. Kaijun Ma and Jacob Gunther are both tied for 42nd with scores of 77 (+5), and Jakob Henriksson is tied for 54th at 79 (+7).

Tuesday's second round is scheduled for a split-tee start at 9:30 a.m. ET. The Monarchs will be paired with App State and go off from the 10th hole between 11-11:36 a.m. ET.

The Sun Belt is streaming each round of the Championship on ESPN+, with tomorrow's coverage beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET. Fans can also follow live stats provided by GolfStat.

Team Results
1. Arkansas State (288) E
2. Troy (297) +9
T3. Marshall (299) +11
T3. ULM (299) +11
T5. Southern Miss (301) +13
T5. Georgia Southern (301) +13
T5. Louisiana (301) +13
8. James Madison (302) +14
T9. Coastal Carolina (303) +15
T9. Texas State (303) +15
T9. South Alabama (303) +15
T12. Old Dominion (305) +17
T12. Georgia State (305) +17
14. App State (311) +23

ODU Lineup
T19. Jakob Chicoyne (75) +3
T31. Philip Minnehan (76) +4
T42. Kaijun Ma (77) +5
T42. Jacob Gunther (77) +5
T54. Jakob Henriksson (79) +7