Men's Golf Surges Into First Place; Copeland Second Individually
Wallace, N.C. NC State shot a two-under (286) in the second round of the River Landing Intercollegiate in Wallace, N.C., on Saturday, as the Wolfpack moved up into a tie for first place entering tomorrow’s final round. The Pack was the only team under par in Saturday’s second round, and currently sits at two-under (574) through two rounds, moving from fourth to first.
Duke is tied with the Pack at two-under (574), while Wake Forest’s Webb Simpson holds the individual lead at five-under through two rounds.
Kent Copeland had the top individual round of the entire field on Saturday, as Copeland shot a three-under (69). Copeland fired five birdies on the day, and currently sits in a tie for second place for the tournament at four-under.
A pair of Wolfpack golfers shot an even-par (72) in Saturday’s second round. Darren Blair and Brad Revell each holed five birdies in their rounds, and Blair (seventh place) is one-under for the tournament while Revell is two-over.
Matt Hill notched two birdies in going one-over (73), and he is also at one-over for the tournament in 10th place.
NC State also has a trio of golfers playing as individuals this weekend, two of which shot under par in Saturday’s second round. Wesley Tucker and Chad Day both shot an one-under (71), and Adam Hogue finished at five-over (77). For the tournament, Tucker is one-over and in 10th place, Day is eight-over, and Hogue is 16-over.
Full results through two rounds can be found at www.golfstat.com.
The third and final round will be held tomorrow.
Team standings after two rounds:
T-1 NC State 574 (-2)
T-1 Duke 574 (-2)
3 Wake Forest 581 - +5
4 Memphis 582 - +6
5 Florida State 583 - +7
6 East Carolina 592 - +16
T-7 Maryland 593 - +17
T-7 Kansas 593 - +17
9 North Carolina 594 - +18
10 Virginia 597 - +21
11 Tulsa 598 - +22
12 Rice 599 - +23
13 Houston 608 - +32
14 Navy 612 - +36
15 Liberty 613 - +37