Hilton Head Island, S.C. -- The Furman men's golf team used a tournament-best 292 on Monday afternoon to climb into third place after two rounds in the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate at the par-72, 6,913-yard Wexford Plantation Course.
The Paladins (+25), who were tied for fifth before their four-over par second round, trail leaders Georgia State (+15) by 10 strokes and second place Davidson (+22) by three strokes with 18 holes to play in the first tournament of the spring.
Senior Matt Broome (+3) carded rounds of 73 and 74 to grab a share of fourth place, four strokes behind leader Damon Stephenson (-1) of Georgia State. Junior Matt Brown (+6) bounced back from an opening round 80 to post a two-under 70 in round two and move into a tie for 12th place. Austin Reeves (+7), tied for 17th, and Greg Carrier (+9) notched rounds of 75 and 73, respectively, in the second round.
The 54-hole Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate concludes with final round play on Tuesday morning. The shotgun start is set for 8:30 a.m.
3 Furman 309 292 601
T4 Matt Broome 73 74 147
T12 Matt Brown 80 70 150
T17 Austin Reeves 76 75 151
T30 Greg Carrier 80 73 153
T60 J.B. Murphy 82 77 159