ECU Finishes Second Round of 42nd Annual Furman Intercollegiate
March 20, 2011
Greenville, S.C. - East Carolina fell seven strokes off the lead after shooting a three-over par 291 Saturday during the second round of the 42nd Annual Furman Intercollegiate at the par-72, 6,994-yard Furman University Golf Club.
The Virginia Tech Hokies posted a one-under par 287 on Saturday to pull into a first place tie with Kennesaw State at four-under 572.
Garland Green fired a four-under 72 to help the Hokies (-4) pull even with Owls (-4) while Ben Greene led Kennesaw State to a second round 290 with a two-under par 70. Clemson (E) is in third-place just four strokes behind the leaders followed by ECU (+3) and Purdue (+7) rounding out the top five.
Pirate junior Harold Varner (67-70=137) remains in second-place, but lost one stroke to William Sjaichudin (65-69=134) of Purdue who shot a three-under par 69 on Saturday to move to 10-under for the weekend. Varner shot two-under Saturday to move to seven-under through 26 holes.
Junior David Watkins (72-72=144) shot even-par for a second-straight round day and is tied for 14th at 144. Zach Edmondson fired a second round four-over 76 to move to one-over 145 and tied for 22nd. Adam Stephenson carded a one-over 73 on Saturday, but remains out of contention at nine-over 153.
Final round action is slated to tee-off on Sunday at 8 a.m. ECU will tee-off of No. 1 beginning at 1:10 p.m., playing alongside Clemson and Wofford.