March 11, 2013

RAMS CHARGE INTO FIRST-PLACE TIE, FINAL ROUND TUESDAY

TOURNAMENT INFO
Name:
Pinehurst Intercollegiate
Location:
Pinehurst, N.C.
Course info:
Pinehurst No. 2 & No. 6 (Par 70, 7,393 yards)
Final round:
Tuesday, 9 a.m., Pinehurst No. 6 

TALKING POINTS

  • VCU charged into a first-place tie with Old Dominion Monday. The Rams fired the second round's lowest score (308) behind the play of freshman Adam Ball (73) and junior Matt Ball Jr. (77) amid difficult playing conditions.
  • VCU and Old Dominion are +35 through 36 holes and lead Ball State and UNC Greensboro (+39) by four strokes. The Rams will tee off Tuesday's final round at 9 a.m.
  • Adam Ball (+5) is currently third after carding his second straight 73 Monday. His score tied for the lowest round of the day. He trails tournament leader Tyler Merkel of Ball State by three shots. UNCG's Taylor Coalson is second at 4-over.
  • Adam Ball will be seeking his third top-10 finish in three collegiate tournaments.
  • Freshman Jake McNulty is tied for 13th for VCU, while junior Rocky Khara is 23rd and freshman Steffen Harm is 30th.
  • Weather conditions at Pinehurst were less than ideal Monday, pushing the average score to 81.36, more than five strokes higher than the previous day. After playing the first round on Pinehurst No. 6 on Sunday, players negotiated the 7,393-yard, par-70 No. 2 on Monday.
 

Team Leader Board


Course:Pinehurst No.2: Intercollegiate     Par 70 - 7393 Yards

current
position

team

scoring

rounds

total
score








to par

thru

today

1

2








T1

 

Old Dominion

+35

F

  +33

286

313

599








T1

 

VCU

+35

F

  +28

291

308

599








T3

43

Ball State

+39

F

  +30

293

310

603








T3

 

UNCG

+39

F

  +31

292

311

603








5

 

Richmond

+42

F

  +30

296

310

606








6

 

Winthrop

+45

F

  +34

295

314

609








7

 

Belmont

+46

F

  +33

297

313

610








8

 

Eastern Michigan

+52

F

  +37

299

317

616








9

 

Toledo

+56

F

  +38

302

318

620








10

 

Xavier

+64

F

  +49

299

329

628








T11

 

Villanova

+65

F

  +58

291

338

629








T11

 

Ohio

+65

F

  +43

306

323

629








T13

 

Eastern Kentucky

+71

F

  +50

305

330

635








T13

 

Miami of Ohio

+71

F

  +48

307

328

635








T15

 

Marshall

+72

F

  +41

315

321

636








T15

 

Campbell

+72

F

  +48

308

328

636








 

T1

VCU

291

308

599

T3

Adam Ball (4)

73

73

146

T13

Jake McNulty (2)

69

82

151

T23

Rocky Khara (3)

75

78

153

T30

Steffen Harm (1)

74

80

154

T61

Matt Ball Jr. (5)

84

77

161

 
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