UTC Golfers 8th At Furman Intercollegiate

Sunday, March 24, 2013

GREENVILLE, S.C. --- The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team is eighth after the second round at the Furman Intercollegiate. UTC shot six-over par 294 today at Furman Golf Course and is one shot behind seventh-place Purdue (583) at 584.

For the second straight day Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.) led the Mocs effort. He shot 72 (E) today for a 36-hole total of minus one (143). He is tied for 10th heading into the final round.

Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) bounced back from an opening round 78 with a 73 (+1) today. He is fourth on the squad at 151. Benni Weilguni (Langenlois, Austria) is second to Bunn at 146 after a 74 in round two. Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) rounded out the counters with a 75 and is two behind Weilguni at 148.

Virginia Tech maintained its four-shot lead as it and No. 17 UNF each shot 286 (-2) today. The Hokies are at 10-under 566, while the Osprey check in at minus six (570). It’s a two-way tie for the individual lead at seven under (137) between Trevor Cone (VT) and Scott Fernandez (Iowa State). J.T. Poston (Western Carolina) is in third at minus six (138).

Chattanooga returns to the tee at noon for Sunday’s final 18. Alex Ratliff (Kingsport, Tenn.) opens followed by Robb (12:10), Johnston (12:20), Weilguni (12:30) and Bunn (12:40). Live scoring is available via the men’s golf schedule page on GoMocs.com and @GoMocsMGLF on twitter for updates.

Furman Intercollegiate
March 22-24 – Furman University Golf Course

1) Virginia Tech

280-286

566 (-10)

2) No. 17 UNF

284-286

570 (-6)

3) Western Carolina

287-289

576 (E)

4) Troy

293-286

579 (+3)

5) Winthrop

285-297

582 (+6)

tie) Iowa State

292-290

582 (+6)

7) Purdue

293-290

583 (+7)

8) Chattanooga

290-294

584 (+8)

9) Samford

297-289

586 (+10)

10) Gardner-Webb

294-296

590 (+14)

tie) East Tennessee State

295-295

590 (+14)

tie) Georgia State

298-292

590 (+14)

13) Akron

302-290

592 (+16)

14) Charleston Southern

306-288

594 (+18)

15) Wofford

296-306

602 (+26)

tie) Presbyterian

304-298

602 (+26)

17) Furman

305-298

603 (+27)

18) Dartmouth

307-297

604 (+28)

19) Temple

312-296

608 (+32)

20) Marshall

310

310 (+22)

21) Francis Marion

304-306

611 (+35)

Mocs:

T10) Davis Bunn

71-72

143 (-1)

T26) Benni Weilguni

72-74

146 (+2)

T39) Liam Johnston

73-75

148 (+4)

T59) Chris Robb

78-73

151 (+7)

T111) Alex Ratliff

74-85

159 (+15)

T119) Kory Webb (Ind.)

78-84

162 (+18)


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