ECU In Second-Place At Pirate Intercollegiate

Eric Brady

Oct. 28, 2013

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GREENVILLE, N.C. --- East Carolina sits five shots out of first-place behind Presbyterian after two rounds of the play at the 2013 Pirate Intercollegiate being held at the par-71, 6,655-yard Brook Valley Course at Greenville Country Club.

The Pirates held a two stroke lead over the Blue Hose after the morning round, but dropped seven strokes to PC in the afternoon. ECU finished the day at 21-over 589 (290-299), while PC shot 16-over 584 (292-292). Towson is in third-place at 25-over 594, followed by Barton (+26) and Lipscomb (+28) to round out the top-5.

ECU senior Eric Brady posted the team's lowest 36-hole score of the day, shooting 2-over 144 with a 1-over 71 in each round. Sophomore Al Dickens is tied for 12th at 5-over 147 and sophomore George Kilgore is tied for 17th at 7-over 149. Dickens pared the course in first round, but fired a 76 in round two, while Kilgore reversed his rounds by shooting 1-over 72 in the second round after shooting 6-over 77 in the morning. Senior Ryan Eibner completed his day at 10-over, while sophomore Wes Conover finished at 11-over.

Freshman Clay Brown, competing on ECU's B team, is tied with Kilgore for 17th. He shot par-71 in round two after firing a 7-over 78 in the first round. Sophomore Jacob Hicks carded a second round 1-over 72 to conclude his day at 11-over. Fellow sophomore Stephen Lavenets finished at 12-over as the Pirates' B squad finished the day in seventh-place.

The individual lead belongs to Sydney Chung of Lipscomb at 3-under 139. He carded a 6-under 65 during the afternoon following a 3-over 74 in the first round. Presbyterian's Carter Davis stands three shots off the lead in second-place at par 142.

The final round of the Pirate Intercollegiate tees off Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. ECU's B team will go off hole No. 10 at 8:10 and the `A' squad will go off hole No. 1 at 8:50 playing alongside Presbyterian and Towson.