Knoll pads lead, Iowa moves to first at Golfweek Challenge

Register staff report

Iowa golfer Raymond Knoll extended his individual lead and the Hawkeyes moved into the team lead Saturday at the Golfweek Conference Challenge.

Knoll shot a 67 Saturday, moving him to 11-under par for the tournament and giving him a four-shot lead entering Sunday.

Joining Knoll in the top 10 are Hawkeye teammates Carson Schaake and Nate Yankovich. Both golfers shot 66s and moved into a three-way tie for fifth.

The trio’s efforts were part of a 15-under par Iowa performance Saturday that has the Hawkeyes in first place for the tournament with a 557. Second-place North Carolina State has a 564 entering Sunday.