Ohio State men's golf in 5th place in NCAA regional

Staff reports

The Ohio State men's golf team is in fifth place after two days of play at the NCAA regional tournament in Tallahassee, Florida.

After shooting a 3-under-par 285 on Tuesday, the Buckeyes are at 7 under. Florida State leads at 24 under, followed by Liberty (-16), Georgia Tech (-13) and Georgia (-9). TCU is in sixth at 3 under.

The top five teams after Wednesday's final round advance to the NCAA championship, to be held May 28-June 2 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Felix Kvarnstrom shot a 70 on Tuesday to lead Ohio State, followed by Maxwell Moldovan (71), Jackson Chandler and Elis Svard (72 each) and Adam Wallin (74). Moldovan, Kvarnstrom and Chandler are tied for 19th overall.

Ohio State was in fourth place entering Tuesday's play. In the first round on Monday, the Buckeyes carded a round of 4-under 284 after finding themselves 5 over par and in last place in the 14-team field just four holes into the day. The Buckeyes made 21 birdies on Monday, which was the second most behind Florida State.