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Bucs stumble, but still in contention at Puerto Rico Classic
Monday, February 26, 2007
One day after firing a 15-under-par 273 and taking a six-stroke lead on the team leaderboard, the Bucs posted a 2-over-par 290 to end Monday's play in third place at 563. ETSU is just seven strokes back of No. 5 Georgia and three strokes behind No. 2 Stanford, while still besting top programs such as No. 1 Florida, No. 4 Oklahoma State and No. 6 Alabama.
Individually, both ETSU senior Rhys Davies (Bridgend,
"We struggled for much of the day, and the Par 5s really hurt us," said ETSU head coach Fred Warren. "On Sunday we played the Par 5s better than any other team out here, but we didn't do it today. We're seven strokes back, but we still have a chance. It's been a great experience so far and we're just hoping to be better tomorrow."
Along with Davies and McNamara, sophomore Jordan Findlay (Fraserburgh, Scotland) finished tied for 21st at 1-under for the tournament (143), while freshman Seamus Power (Waterford, Ireland) is tied fro 27th at even-par.
For live stats from the final round of the