McNamara fires 68, Bucs move up at Puerto Rico Classic
McNamara fires 68, Bucs move up at Puerto Rico Classic
McNamara fires 68, Bucs move up at Puerto Rico Classic

Monday, February 28, 2005

, Puerto Rico (Feb. 28, 2005) - Freshman Cian McNamara (Limerick, Ireland) fired another sub-70 round with a 68 on Monday in the second round of the Puerto Rico Classic, which is being played at the Westin Rio Mar Golf Club.


McNamara (69-68=137 -7) now stands in second place on the individual leaderboard, just one stroke back of Arizona State's Alejandro Canizares. With his efforts, McNamara helped lift the Bucs two spots in the team competition, as they now stand tied for 9th, 29 strokes back of first-place Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets are currently 18-under for the event and hold a four-stroke lead over Florida.


Along with McNamara, the rest of the Bucs' scores included another 1-over-par 73 from senior Cennydd Mills (Cardiff, Wales), which ties him for 28th at 2-over for the event. Meanwhile, sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) is currently tied for 46th after firing a 2-over 74 on Monday. Freshman Gareth Shaw (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) finished the day tied for 80th.


The Puerto Rico Classic will continue with third and final round play on Tuesday. For complete results, see below or visit

Puerto Rico Classic
Westin Rio Mar Golf Club, Rio Grande, P.R.
Monday's Results
Second Round

1. Georgia Tech 278-278=558
2. Florida 279-283=562
3. Oklahoma State 282-283=565
4. Arizona State 284-286=570
5. Georgia 278-298=576
6. Clemson 280-298=578
7. Duke 292-289=581
8. Purdue 295-288=583
9. Oklahoma 287-300=587
ETSU 293-294=587
11. Alabama 289-299=588
Minnesota 296-292=588
13. N.C. State 286-303=589
14. Kent State 301-296=597
15. Illinois 299-305=604
16. Michigan 300-307=607
Northwestern 300-307=607
18. Virginia Tech 301-308=609
1. Alejandro Canizares, Arizona State 69-67=136
2. Cian McNamara, ETSU 69-68=137
T3. Kendall, Critchfield, Arizona State 69-69=138
T3. James Vargas, Florida 65-73=138
ETSU Results
2. Cian McNamara 69-68=137
T28. Cennydd Mills 73-73=146
T46. Rhys Davies 75-74=149
T80. Gareth Shaw 76-79=155

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