Men's Golf Holds 13th Place Heading into Final Round at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
Oct. 12, 2013
Sophomore JD Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) is leading the Nittany Lions after having moved up four spots from round one, sitting tied-for-25th overall with a 36-hole score of 144 (73-71). Tied-for-50th is junior Jens Talbert (Little Rock, Ark.), who holds a 149 total heading into the final 18 holes.
Junior Xander McDonald-Smith (Rockaway Park, N.Y.) posted a 75 in the second round, placing him tied-for-60th with a 153. Sophomore Geoff Vartelas (Cromwell, Conn.) is one stroke behind McDonald-Smith with a 154 mark. Rounding out the Nittany Lion roster is freshman Cody Cox (Milford, Pa.), who shot a 175 through 36 holes.
Freshman Christian Elliott (Port Perry, Ontario) is playing as an individual in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate and is tied-for-56th overall, tallying a 151 (72-79).
Kent State is presently holding on to the first place position heading into the third day of competition with a two stroke lead over Virginia Tech.
The final 18 holes of play begin Sunday, Oct. 13 with one half of the field teeing off at 8:30 a.m. and the other half starting at 9 a.m. Penn State will begin a promptly 9 a.m.
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