GREENVILLE, S.C. – J.D. Bass is one shot off the lead and UNC Greensboro is tied for fifth after Saturday’s second round at the Furman Intercollegiate men’s golf tournament.
Bass fired a 68, tied with Samford’s Reed Davis for the best score of the day, to sit in a four-way tie for fourth place entering Sunday’s final round. Seven golfers are separated by one shot, 10 by two shots after 36 holes. Rhode Island’s Ben Spitz, Virginia Tech’s Ryan Sypniewski and Charleston Southern’s Stuart Carrihill are tied atop the standings at 141 through two rounds. Bass, Davis, East Carolina’s Robin Smith and Elon’s Jason Judy are all one shot behind.
East Carolina leads the team standings at 581. Virginia Tech is two shots back, while Rhode Island is four shots back and Elon sits five shots behind in the team standings. UNCG is tied fifth at 589, eight shots off the pace.
Sunday’s first group will tee off at 8 am to open the final round.
TEAM SCORING: East Carolina 581, Virginia Tech 583, Rhode Island 585, Elon 586, Jacksonville 589, UNC Greensboro 589, Charleston Southern 589, Marshall 591, Maryland 591, Francis Marion 593, Old Dominion 594, Furman 595, UNC Wilmington 596, Wofford 5980, Samford 598, Winthrop 599, Iowa 600, Western Carolina 602, Appalachian State 605, Davidson 605.
Top 10: T-1. Ben Spitz (Rhode Island) 71-70=141; T-1. Ryan Sypniewski (Virginia Tech) 69-72=141; T-1. Stuart Carrihill (Charleston Southern) 68-73=141; T-4. J.D. Bass (UNCG) 74-68=141; T-4. Reed Smith (Samford) 74-68=142; T-4. Robin Smith (East Carolina) 71-71=142; T-4. Jayson Judy (Elon) 71-71=142; T-8. Duncan Stewart (Jacksonville) 69-74=143; T-8. Michael Saari (Davidson) 71-72=143; T-8. Chris Gold (Maryland) 71-72=143.
Other UNCG golfers: T-24. Nathan Stamey 72-75=147; T-55. Drew Younts 77-74=151; T-81. Nick Baker 78-76=154; 89. Will Bowman 71-84=155; 98. David Heyen 73-84=157.
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