Sept. 16, 2006
The Tennessee men's golf team jumped five spots to sit in fourth place after the second round at the Carpet Capital Collegiate in Dalton, Ga. The Vols fired a 281 to stand at 5-under-par for the tournament.
Senior Tino Weiss posted another good round and found himself in the top 10. A 2-under-par 70 in the second round put him at 3-under-par for the tournament and tied for 10th.
Junior Charlie Ford posted the best round of the day for the Big Orange. Ford carded a 3-under-par 69 and finds himself tied for 25th place.
Georgia native Ben Spickard is also in 25th place after two rounds. The junior went even-par in his second round to stand with a scorecard of 71-72--143 for the tournament.
Next for the Tennessee is Murfressboro native Philip Pettitt. Pettitt fired a second round 2-under-par 70, improving on his first round by four strokes. He ended the day tied for 31st.
Chris Paisley rounded out the lineup for the Volunteers. Paisley has a scorecard of 75-75--150 after the second round. He sits tied for 60th.
Clemson fired a team score of 280 and now has a three-stroke lead over yesterday's leader Alabama. Alabama fired a 285 and sits in second place. Florida jumped nine spots with a 276 and sit in third place. Tennessee is in fourth with Georgia State and North Carolina State tied for fifth.
Darren Blair of North Carolina State retains his day-one lead with a 3-under-par 69 and sits 10-under-par for the tournament. Two strokes behind is Vince Hatfield of Georgia. Third place belongs to Brendan Gielow of Wake Forest who is three strokes back of the leader at 7-under-par. Three are tied for fourth place.
The third and final round begins Sunday morning at 8:30.
|T5||North Carolina State||285-287=572|
|11||East Tennessee State||290-289=579|
|1||Darren Blair, North Carolina State||65 69 134|
|2||Vince Hatfield, Clemson||66-70=136|
|3||Brendan Gielow, Wake Forest||68-69=137|
|T4||Billy Horschel, Florida||71-67=138|
|T4||Chris Kirk, Georgia||68-70=138|
|T4||Ben Martin, Clemson||74-64=138|