UTC Golfers Tied For Sixth at Redstone Golf Club

Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf matched its opening 18 score with a two-over par 290 Saturday on the tournament course at Redstone Golf Club. UTC is tied for sixth at plus four with South Carolina.

Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) once again led the way for his squad with a one-under par 71. He is tied for fifth overall at minus four, 140, which matches his career-best 36-hole total as a Moc. The sophomore was one over for the round after a bogey on 14 but birdied 15 and 17 for his 71.

Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.) missed matching Johnston by a single stroke. His 72 ties him for 27th at plus one with teammate Steven Fox (Hendersonville, Tenn.) who carded a 73. The duo sits at 145.

Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) rounded out the team scoring with a 74, while Benni Weilguni (Langenlois, Austria) had the drop score with an 80. Robb’s total through 36 is 151 with Weilguni checking in at 156.

No. 3 Texas shot 14-under par 274 today to take a commanding 13-stroke advantage at 559 (-17). Baylor is in second at 572 (-4), while Charlotte is in third at two-under 574. Longhorns individual entry Brax McCarthy leads at eight-under 136 after a 69 today. Julio Vegas, also from Texas, is in second at 138 (-6).

Sunday’s final round begins at 9:30 a.m., Eastern time with a shotgun start. Chattanooga is paired with East Carolina and Lamar. Follow live scoring which is available via the men’s golf schedule page on GoMocs.com and @GoMocsMGLF on twitter for updates.


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