Penn State Leads Rutherford Intercollegiate After Two Rounds
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - After two rounds of golf, the Penn State men's golf is in first place at the Rutherford Intercollegiate. The defending champions struggled in the first round, but recovered nicely in the second round to take the lead entering the final round. Penn State shot a 3-under 573, while Maryland is in second with a score of 577. UNC-Wilmington stands in third with a score of 578.
Jeff Turton (Ithaca, N.Y.) of Penn State has the overall lead with a 36-hole score of 138 (-6), which is one shot better than Adam Gee of UNC-Wilmington. Gee shot a tournament low 18-hole round of 67 in opening round.
Erik Herberth of Ohio, Derek Brown of UNC-Wilmington and Casssidy Traub are tied for third with scores of 141 (-3).
Penn State has two other golfers in the top ten. Mark Leon (Brampton, Ohio) is tied for sixth with a score of 142, while Jim Fuller (Muskogee, Okla.) is tied for eighth with a 36-hole total of 143.
The final round of competition will begin Sunday morning at 8:00. Pairings and tee-times can be found on www.gopsusports.com.
Team Results: 1. Penn State - 573 2. Maryland - 577 3. UNC-WIlmington - 578 4. West. Kent. - 584 5. St. Johns - 585 6. Princeton - 589 7. Ohio - 590 8. Georgetown - 598 9. JMU - 599 10.Richmond - 603 11.Akron - 608 George Mason - 608 13. Seton Hall - 612 14.Rutgers - 616 15.Liberty - 623 -Lions-