Moc Golfers Tied For 11th At Brickyard Collegiate

Saturday, October 6, 2012
The Chattanooga Mocs are tied for 11th with Georgia State with 18 holes remaining at the Brickyard Collegiate Championship. Chattanooga shot 299 today and has a 36-hole total of 590 on the Brickyard at Riverside.

Benni Weilguni (Langenlois, Austria) was low for the Mocs with an even-par 72. He had three birdies, 12 pars and three bogeys on his card.

Weilguni opened with a bogey and got back to even with a birdie on the par four fourth. A bogey on eight put him at plus one at the turn. Back-to-back birdies on 11 and 12 got him to one under, but a bogey on 15 brought him back to level where he finished.

He is tied for 42nd at 149 for his 36 holes. That’s four behind Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland). Robb has the Mocs low score of 145, +1, and is tied for 20th.

Michael Monroe (Franklin, Tenn.) shot three over (75) today, which ties him with Weilguni at 149. Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) and Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.) are two shots behind the duo at 151.

Chattanooga was one over through 14 holes after two birdies on the par three 14th. The counting cards played at plus 10 over its next four holes to drop from the top five down to its current tie for 11th.

Georgia remains in the lead shooting an even par 288. The Bulldogs are eight under (568), nine shots clear of Virginia Tech at one over after the Hokies two-under 286. Georgia Tech is third at three over (579).

Quinlan Prchal of Princeton fired his second straight 69 for a six-under par total of 138. He holds a one shot advantage over Jonathan Grey (Georgia State) and T.J. Mitchell (Georgia State) at minus five.

Sunday’s final 18 starts at 8:40 a.m. UTC is paired with Augusta State and Georgia State leading off No. 10. The lineup is Bunn (8:40), Johnston (8:50), Monroe (9:00), Weilguni (9:10) and Robb (9:20) with live scoring is available via the men’s golf schedule page on GoMocs.com. You can follow @GoMocsMGLF on twitter for updates.


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