FRANKLIN, Tenn. – UNC Greensboro carded a second round 280, one of the 10 best rounds in program history, to move up to ninth place after two rounds at the Mason Rudolf Intercollegiate men’s golf tournament at Vanderbilt Legends Club.
Will Bowman finished his day with a 33 on the front side of
course to card a 69 on Saturday.
South Carolina also shot 280 and South Alabama shot 279 as the only scores equal to or better than UNCG on the day. UNCG had four golfers shoot par or under to key the big day. Will Bowman and Will Almand both shots rounds of 69, while Darragh Coughlan and Drew Younts both shot 71. Bowman went out in 33 and came back in with a 36 on the back 9. Almand went out in 34 and came back in 35. He had six birdies and three bogeys on the day, compared to Bowman’s four birdies and two bogeys.
South Carolina leads the team standing at 561, six shots better than South Alabama. UNCG is in a pack of teams in the middle of the standings, trailing Kennesaw State by five and Middle Tennessee State by two, while leading Eastern Michigan, Memphis and Purdue by one, and Western Carolina by five. UNCG's team score of 280 tied for the sixth-best score in a round all-time.
Kentucky’s Ben Fuqua leads the individual standings after a 65 on Saturday. His 36-hole total of 133 is one shot better than Middle Tennessee State’s Jason Millard, who also shot 65 on Saturday. Bowman is tied for 17th, 10 shots off the pace, but just two shots out of the Top 10.
UNCG will be in the first set of groups going off of No. 1 on Sunday beginning at 7:35 am local time.
TEAM SCORING: South Carolina 561, South Alabama 567, Kentucky 568, Vanderbilt 569, Arkansas State 572, Mississippi State 573, Kennesaw State 574, Middle Tennessee State 576, UNCG 578, Eastern Michigan 579, Memphis 579, Purdue 579, Western Carolina 583, Belmont 585, Western Kentucky 592, Iowa State 594, Tennessee State 604.
Top 10: 1. Ben Fuqua (Kentucky) 68-65=133; 2. Jason Millard (Middle Tennessee State) 69-65=134; 3. Jon Curran (Vanderbilt) 67-70=137; 4. Danny Amundson 69-69=138; T-5. Mark Silvers (South Carolina) 70-69=139; T-5. Jack Hiluta 69-70=139; T-5. Michael Tulacz 68-71=139; T-8. Cody Klein (South Alabama) 71-69=140; T-8. Lloyd du Preez (Arkansas State) 71-69=140; T-10. Patrick Rada (South Carolina) 71-70=141; T-10. George Bryan (South Carolina) 69-72=141; T-10. Tyler Thompson (Arkansas State) 66-75=141; T-10. Christopher Ross (Eastern Michigan) 74-67=141; T-10. Caleb Marsh (Western Carolina) 66-75=141.
UNCG Golfers: T-17. Will Bowman 74-69=143; T-26. Will Almand 75-69=144; T-29. Darragh Coughlan 74-71=145; T-36. Drew Younts 75-71=146; T-82. Kyle Sonday 75-80=155.
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