March 20, 2010
Greenville, S.C. -- Chattanooga’s Steven Fox fired a four-under par 68 to grab sole possession of first place and help the Mocs into a three-stroke lead over Clemson after two rounds at the 41st Annual Furman Intercollegiate at the par-72, 6,994-yard Furman University Golf Course on Saturday.
Fox (70-68=138) birdied six holes, including four in a row, to guide Chattanooga (289-291=580) to a three-over 291. The Mocs lead second place Clemson (289-294=583) by three strokes and hold an 11-stroke advantage over third place Old Dominion (293-298=591) entering Sunday’s final round.
Furman (305-290=595) recorded the best team score of the round with a two-over 290 to climb from 14th place into fourth. Defending tournament champion Austin Reeves (76-68=144) played a bogey free round to card a 68 and move into fifth place while Garland Ferrell (78-73=151) posted a one-over 73 and Daniel Bowden matched his first round performance with a 74.
Sunday’s final round action begins at 8 a.m. with teams teeing off of both No. 1 and No. 10. The Paladins, playing with Western Carolina and Presbyterian, tee-off on the front nine beginning at noon.
The final pairing of Chattanooga, Clemson and Old Dominion tees off at 1 p.m. on the front nine.
Fans can follow live scoring of the tournament at www.golfstatresults.com.
4 Furman 305 290 595
5 Austin Reeves 76 68 144
T17 Daniel Bowden 74 74 148
T36 Garland Ferrell 78 73 151
T42 Jack Ulrich 77 75 152
T89 J.B. Murphy 78 79 157
T13 Anthony Aloi 73 74 147
T42 John David Hunter 78 74 152
T131 Marcus Ling 79 87 166