Virginia climbed from fifth place to first after Monday's second round of the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate tournament and is one shot ahead of the College of Charleston and South Carolina heading into Tuesday's final round of the 54-hole event.
The Cavaliers posted a 7-over-par 295 and are at 2-over 578 after two rounds. The College of Charleston and South Carolina are tied for second with Auburn at 579. Auburn had a second-round 294, the College of Charleston shot 297 and South Carolina posted a 298. Wake Forest, at 581, is fifth. Charleston Southern remained in ninth at 599.
College of Charleston junior Zach Munroe grabbed a share of first individually at 141 with USC-Aiken's Brandon Robinson-Thompson. Munroe and Robinson-Thompson both shot 71s Monday.
Munroe's teammate Josh Lorenzetti, who had a share of the lead after an opening 68, struggled to a second-round 81 and dropped into a tie for 30th.
South Carolina was led by Will Murphy at 143, tied for fourth. Teammates Will Starke and Ben Dietrich are tied for ninth at 144.
Charleston Southern is led by Will Pieper, tied for 19th at 146. The Buccaneers' Jarrett Swan is at 148.
Virginia, 283-295-578; Auburn, 285-294-579; South Carolina, 281-298-579; College of Charleston, 282-297-579; Wake Forest, 282-299-581; Missouri, 281-303-584; N.C. State, 287-306-593; Kentucky, 283-310-593; Charleston Southern, 290-309-599; GRU Augusta, 297-307-604; USC-Aiken, 297-307-604; Duke, 298-310-608; Wisconsin, 293-314-608; North Carolina, 294-316-610; Akron, 303-309-612.
Zach Munroe, College of Charleston, 70-71-141; Brandon Robinson-Thompson, USC-Aiken, 70-71-141; Ben Stow, Kentucky, 69-73-142; Derek Bard, Virginia, 68-75-143; Niclas Carlsson, Auburn, 70-73-143; Will Murphy, South Carolina, 73-70-143; David Pastore, Virginia, 71-72-143; Euan Walker, 69-74-143; Ben Dietrich, South Carolina, 68-76-144; Matt Gilchrest, Auburn, 71-73-144; Danny Guise, Wake Forest, 72-72-144; Stephen Powers, Kentucky, 69-75-144; Ryan Zech, Missouri, 69-75-144; John Jonas, College of Charleston, 72-73-145; Ben Rusch, 72-73-145; Davis Womble, Wake Forest, 70-75-145; Jake Mondy, Auburn, 72-74-146; Will Pieper, Charleston Southern, 70-76-146.
Georgia Regents University Augusta (formerly Augusta State), shot a two-round total of 20-over-par 596 to take a four-shot lead over East Carolina on the opening day of the Briar's Creek Invitational women's college tournament hosted by the College of Charleston.
Clemson is third at 601, while the College of Charleston is tied for 10th at 614. Charleston Southern is tied for 16th at 660.
After playing two rounds Monday, participants will finish with one 18-hole round Tuesday.
Clemson's Lauren Salazar is tied for the individual lead at 1-over-par 145 with East Carolina's Frida Gustafsson Spang and Maryland's Alexandria Papell. Laura Fuenfstueck of the College of Charleston is tied for fourth at 147.
GRU Augusta, 300-296-596; East Carolina, 294-306-600; Clemson, 303-298-601; Texas Tech, 299-303-602; East Tennessee State, 300-303-603; Penn State, 309-294-603; Chattanooga, 303-304-607; Kansas, 308-301-609; Wisconsin, 309-303-612; College of Charleston, 309-305-614; South Florida, 311-303-614; Indiana, 310-305-615; Maryland, 315-303-618; Coastal Carolina, 310-311-621; Illinois, 316-310-626; Charleston Southern, 329-331-660; Princeton, 328-332-660.
Frida Gustafsson Spang, East Carolina, 72-73-145; Alexandria Papell, Maryland, 71-74-145; Lauren Salazar, Clemson, 70-75-145; Ashley Burke, South Florida, 75-72-147; Laura Fuenfstueck, College of Charleston, 77-70-147; Ashlan Ramsey, Clemson, 75-74-147; Christina Vosters, Penn State, 72-75-147; Ellen Ceresko, Penn State, 73-75-148; Josefine, Nyqvist, GRU Augusta, 75-73-148; Stephanie Bertelsen, Texas Tech, 74-75-149; Thanruttra Boonraksasat, Kansas, 76-73-149; Sian Evans, East Tennessee State, 76-73-149; Casey Kennedy, GRU Augusta, 75-74-149; Emily McLennan, Chattanooga, 75-74-149; Alexis Nelson, Wisconsin, 73-76-149; Agathe Sauzon, Chattanooga, 72-77-149; Lena Schaeffner, Coastal Carolina, 74-75-149; Eunice Yi, GRU Augusta, 77-72-149.
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