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Reeves Leads Paladins On Opening Day of Amelia Island Intercollegiate

Austin Reeves 2010
Austin Reeves 2010

Fernandina Beach, Fla. -- Senior Austin Reeves (E) fired rounds of 70 and 74 to grab a share of 14th place and help Furman into a tie for 12th place after two rounds in the Amelia Island Intercollegiate on Monday at the par-72 Amelia National Golf Club.

The University of North Florida (-19) posted a first round 279 and maintained its lead through 36 holes with a second round 278.  The Ospreys lead second place Texas A&M (-6) by 13 strokes and hold a 15-stroke advantage on third place VCU (-4) entering Tuesday's final round.

UNF's Sean Dale (-7) played the opening 36 holes at seven-under 137 on the strength of a second round 67 to grab the individual lead.  Dale's teammate Kevin Phelan (-6) holds second place after carding a five-under 67 in round one and one-under 71 in the afternoon round.

Furman's Matt Brown used a one-under 71 in round two to improve to 44th place while Greg Carrier carded rounds of 77 and 78.

Final round play begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday with the Paladins slated to tee off beginning at 8:36 a.m.

Log onto www.FurmanPaladins.com for updates on the Furman Men's golf team throughout the 2011 season.

 

T12 Furman 307 301 608

T14 Austin Reeves 70 74 144

T44 Matt Brown 74 71 145

T57 Greg Carrier 73 73 146

T68 Johnny Kyger 73 73 146

T73 Josh Chay 78 70 148