Carlon registered a two under, 69 in round two to bring his total to a one under, 141. The senior shot six birdies in round two including three consecutive birdies on the 13th, 14th and 15th holes to add to his tournament-leading birdie total of 11. Carlon is tied for third in both par-4 and par-5 scoring with averages of 4.00 (E) and 4.50 (-3), respectively.
Freshman Sam Choi chopped five strokes off of his first-round score as he registered a 70 (-1) on the day to put him in a tie for 28th with a two-round score of three over, 145. Choi remained even through his first 10 holes before carding an 11th-hole birdie and going on to record two more birdies in the round. The freshman leads the squad and is tied for second overall in par-5 scoring with a 4.33 (-4) average.
Sophomore Galven Green shot a four over, 75 to put him in a tie for 60th with a score of nine over, 151. Both Green and Sam Choi have registered 22 pars over their two rounds to lead for the Lobos in the category.
Redshirt-sophomore Ross Sinclair and freshman Ignacio Arcaya each recorded scores of six over, 77 in round two. Sinclair improved his first-round score by two strokes to make his combined total a 156 (+14) to put him in a tie for 72nd, while Arcaya sits in 74th after round two.
Four Lobos improved their scores in the round to help the squad jump four strokes ahead of Jacksonville State. The squad is sitting just three strokes behind 11th-place Southern Illinois and eight strokes behind Arkansas State and Mississippi State which are tied for ninth. UNM is tied for second in birdies (30) across the competition and is performing its best on par-5s with a 4.67 (-10) average.
Auburn remains in first place after two rounds with a combined score of 15 under, 553 and is leading second-place Oklahoma by eight strokes. Oklahoma State holds a two-round score of one under, 561 while third-place Baylor is shooting an even 568 after 36 holes.
The third and final round of the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Regional is set to begin on Wednesday at 5:30 a.m. MT with the Lobos teeing off on the 10th hole at 6:55 a.m. MT.