Four in Top 10; UNCG third after first round at SoCon Men's Golf Championship
HOLLYWOOD, S.C. – Four of UNC Greensboro’s five golfers shot one-over 73 on Sunday to propel UNCG to a tie for third after the first round of the 2006 Southern Conference Men’s Golf Championship at the Links at Stono Ferry Golf Club.
J.D. Bass, Jake Lowder, Burton Wood and Nathan Stamey all carded rounds of 73 on Sunday to sit in a tie for ninth place with two other golfers. Scott Larkin of College of Charleston, Bryce Ledford from Chattanooga and Georgia Southern’s Ryan LeFerve sit tied atop the leaderboard after each carded rounds of 69 on Sunday.
The Spartans are in a tie for third in the team standings with Georgia Southern at 292, five shots off of the pace. College of Charleston at Chattanooga sit atop the team standings, tied at 287.
The second round gets underway with tee times beginning at 8 am on Monday. UNCG’s groups begin play at 9 am on the 6,701-yard, par-72 course.
TEAM SCORING: Chattanooga 287, College of Charleston 287, Georgia Southern 292, UNC Greensboro 292, Western Carolina 297, Elon 303, Wofford 303, Appalachian State 305, Davidson 305, Furman 306.
TOP 10: T-1. Scott Larkin (College of Charleston) 69; T-1. Bryce Ledford (Chattanooga) 69; T-1. Ryan LeFerve (Georgia Southern) 69; T-4. Matt Cook (Western Carolina) 70, T-4. Gari Maton (College of Charleston) 70; T-6. Neil O’Briain (Wofford) 71; T-6. Gordon Strother (Chattanooga) 71; 8. Jonathan Hodge (Chattanooga) 72; T-9. Dustin Barr (College of Charleston) 73; T-9. J.D. Bass (UNCG) 73; T-9. Jake Lowder (UNCG) 73; T-9. Johnathan Shaw (Georgia Southern) 73; T-9. Nathan Stamey (UNCG) 73; T-9. Burton Wood (UNCG) 73.
OTHER UNCG GOLFERS: T-44. Kent Copeland 80.
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