INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Alex Zillig paced five Bruin golfers in the Top 20 with a 2-under round as the Bellevue University men's golf team sits atop the team standings after the first day of play in the Wildcat Cup at the Brickyard.
Wildcat Cup at the Brickyard:
Location: Indianapolis, Ind.
Host: Indiana Wesleyan University
Course: Brickyard Crossing
Yardage: 6,994 yards
With a first round team score of 290 (+2), the Bruins find themselves two strokes ahead of second place Indiana Wesleyan (292, +4) in the 18-team tournament. Three fellow Hoosier State schools Holy Cross (295, +7), Marian (297, +9), and Grace (298, +10) along with Mount Mercy (298, +10) round out a group of six teams that shot under 300 on the day.
Cameron Luczka (Indiana Wesleyan) is the individual leader at 7-under, four strokes ahead of Jay Williams (Marian) after the first round of play.
Alex Zillig is in a three-way tie for third place after carding a 2-under 70 on Monday.
Three other Bruin golfers find themselves in the Top 15 in the 97-golfer field. Andre Becerra (72, E) is tied for seventh while Rodrigo Navarette (74, +2) and Jose Garcia (74, +2) are tied with four others for 14th place.
Bellevue's fifth golfer, Juan Gomez (75, +3), also finds himself in the top 20 after 18 holes.
Bellevue concludes play in the Wildcat Cup at the Brickyard with tomorrow's second round.