Bass three shots back, Spartans in seventh after two rounds at SoCon
FLORENCE, S.C. – J.D. Bass stayed within striking distance Monday, sitting three shots off of the pace after two rounds at the 2007 Southern Conference Men’s Golf Championship.
The Spartans shot 298 as a team and still sit in seventh place after 36 holes. Chattanooga leads the team standings. The Mocs shot a blistering 280 on Monday with four golfers carding sub-par rounds. They lead by seven shots over second place Georgia Southern and 15 over third place duo Elon and Wofford.
Bass, a senior from Fairview, NC, shot a 73 on Monday to sit in a tie for eighth place. However, he is only three shots behind co-leaders Jonathan Hodge of Chattanooga and Alex Knoll of Davidson. They are tied with two-round totals of 142. Western Carolina’s Andres Cuenca is one shot behind them, but a total of 11 golfers are within three shots of the lead entering Tuesday’s final round, including Bass.
The final round will get underway Tuesday at 8:30 am with tee times of Nos. 1 and 10.
TEAM STANDINGS: Chattanooga 573, Georgia Southern 580, Elon 588, Wofford 588, College of Charleston 595, Western Carolina 595, UNCG 598, Appalachian State 603, Furman 606, Davidson 607.
Top 10: T-1. Jonathan Hodge (Chattanooga) 73-69=142; T-1. Alex Knoll (Davidson) 72-70=142; 3. Andres Cuenca (Western Carolina) 70-73=143; T-4. Jordan Johnstun (Georgia Southern) 73-71=144; T-4. Jayson Judy (Elon) 75-69=144; T-4. Drew Lethem (Georgia Southern) 75-69=144; T-4. Derek Rende (Chattanooga) 74-70=144; T-8. J.D. Bass (UNCG) 72-73=145; T-8. Mitch Brock (Chattanooga) 71-74=145; T-8. Taylor Hines (Appalachian State) 69-76=145; T-8. Robert Jamieson (Furman) 73-72=145; T-8. Bryce Ledford (Chattanooga) 75-70=145; T-8. Justin Newton (Elon) 71-74=145.
Other UNCG golfers: T-23. Nathan Stamey 74-75=149; T-25. Drew Younts 76-74=150; T-46. Kyle Stockton 83-76=159; T-46. Nick Baker 78-81=159.
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