Oct. 19, 2012
Results | Third Round Tee Times
RALEIGH, N.C. – NC State is in third place, and Wolfpack All-American Albin Choi is one stroke out of the lead after day one of the Wolfpack Intercollegiate at Lonnie Poole Golf Course.
East Carolina holds a slim one-shot advantage heading into Saturday’s final round. The Pirates sit at 1-over 577, just ahead of North Carolina at 2-over 578. NC State is third at 11-over 587.
Maryland’s Andrew McCain and Western Carolina’s J.T. Poston lead the individual standings at 2-under 142. Poston’s second-round 68 matched Patrick Barrett’s (North Carolina) opening round for the low round of the day.
Choi and Zach Edmondson of East Carolina are tied for third at 1-under 143. Choi shot a 3-under 69 in the afternoon round to rebound from a 74 in the morning.
Wolfpack senior Hunter Howell shot a pair of 72s and is tied for fifth.
A handful of NC State individuals played well on Friday. William Herring is tied for 12th at 1-over 145 after a 69 in the afternoon.
James Chapman, Wilson Day and Chad Cox are all tied for 15th at 2-over 146. Chapman had a 69 in the first round, Cox did the same in the second round, and Day fared well in his collegiate debut for the Wolfpack.
Andrew Decker is tied for 21st at 3-over 147 for the Pack.
The third and final round of the Wolfpack Intercollegiate will begin Saturday at 8 a.m., off holes 1 and 10. NC State will be in the final group with ECU and UNC from 9:03 a.m. to 9:39 a.m. off the first hole.
1. East Carolina 292-285=577 (+1)
2. North Carolina 287-291=578 (+2)
3. NC State 297-290=587 (+11)
T4. Western Carolina 302-287=589 (+13)
T4. Maryland 295-294=589 (+13)
6. UNCW 301-292=593 (+17)
7. Boston College 294-300=594 (+18)
T8. Memphis 299-297=596 (+20)
T8. Campbell 297-299=596 (+20)
T8. Louisiana-Lafayette 300-296=596 (+20)
11. UNCG 299-304=603 (+27)
12. Rhode Island 308-304=612 (+30)
NC State Individuals
T3. Albin Choi 74-69=143 (-1)
T5. Hunter Howell 72 -72=144 (E)
T12. William Herring 76-69=145 (+1)*
T15. James Chapman 69-77=146 (+2)*
T15. Wilson Day 75-71=146 (+2)*
T15. Chad Cox 77-69=146 (+2)*
T21. Andrew Decker 75-72=147 (+3)*
T32. Mitch Sutton 76-74=150 (+6)
T32. Carter Page 75-75=150 (+6)
T57. Stanhope Johnson 78-76=154 (+10)
T61. Christian Hawley 79-76=155 (+11)*
*Playing as an individual