Jonesborough, Tenn. – Sophomore Josh Chay carded a career-best 71 to lead the Furman men's golf team in round two of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate on Saturday at the par-72 Blackthorn Club at the Ridges.
Chay, a native of Greer, S.C., and Riverside High School product, bogeyed only one hole during second round play and notched birdies at No. 14 and No. 16 to move into a tie for 38th place. Senior Matt Brown drained three birdies to record his second straight even-par round to hold a share of 16th place after 36 holes.
The University of Tennessee (-9) holds a three-stroke lead over second place Virginia (-6) with Missouri (-5) and Memphis (-5) tied for third place entering the final round.
First round co-leader Grant Milner (-10) of Memphis fired his second straight five-under 67 to hold a five-stroke advantage over Wake Forest's Evan Beck (-5).
Final round play at the Blackthorn Club at the Ridges is slated for Sunday morning.
Full results and statistics are available at www.golfstatresults.com.
13 Furman 302 293 595
T16 Matt Brown 72 72 144
T38 Josh Chay 76 71 147
T59 Anthony Aloi 76 75 151
T66 Preston Cole 78 75 153
70 Johnny Kyger 78 79 157
T59 *Michael Borton 74 77 151
* - playing as an individual