Brock Wilson shot a 74 on Sunday at the Jim West Intercollegiate and the Owls are currently in eighth at the tournament.

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Owls Currently Eighth at Jim West Intercollegiate

April 1, 2012

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VICTORIA, Texas - Rice freshmen Joe Beck III and Tommy Economou along with junior Brock Wilson all shot 74s on Sunday as the Owls opened play Sunday at the Texas State-hosted Jim West Intercollegiate being played at Victoria Country Club.

The Owls shot a 298 team score and the team is currently eighth after the first round of the tournament. Play continues Monday with the final round slated for Tuesday morning. Fans can follow live scoring at

Beck, Economou and Wilson are all currently tied for 21st heading into Monday's second round. Jeff Wibawa's 76 on Sunday also figured into the team scoring on Sunday.

Stephen F. Austin had a 284 team score on Sunday to take a six-stroke lead over second place Sam Houston State (290). Nicholls, Idaho and Houston Victoria all shot 292s on Sunday.

SFA was led by Mitchell McLeroy and Stetson McMilan led the Lumberjacks to the first-round lead. McLeroy shot a 67 while McMilan shot a 69 on Sunday and currently occupy the top two spots in the individual standings after 18 holes.

Rice will tee off No. 10 Monday beginning at 8:09 a.m. for the second round of the Jim West Intercollegiate on Monday. The Owls will be paired with UTSA and Conference USA rival UTEP.

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