ETSU men’s golf wraps up second round play at NCAA Regional
ETSU men’s golf wraps up second round play at NCAA Regional
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

COLLEGE GROVE, Tenn. (May 16, 2017) – The ETSU men’s golf team wrapped up second round play at the NCAA College Grove Regional on Tuesday. The Buccaneers now sit in 12th-place at The Grove Club.  

ETSU carded a 15-over 303 on day two and dipped four spots down the leaderboard, as the Bucs are 22-over-par 598 following the first two rounds of the regional. 

Trevor Hulbert (Orlando, Fla.) led the Blue and Gold on Tuesday as the Buccaneer freshman registered a 2-over 74 and is tied for 44th at 6-over-par 150 for the tournament. Hulbert birdied the first two holes of his round and was 1-under with five holes left on the day; however, the Orlando, Fla. native posted a double-bogey, two bogeys, a birdie and a par to finish with the 74. 

Despite posting a 6-over 78 in round two, senior Mateusz Gradecki (Oborniki Slaskie, Poland) still leads the Bucs as he’s tied for 27th at 3-over-par 147. 

Vanderbilt still holds the team lead after 36 holes as the top-ranked Commodores shot a 3-under 285 on Tuesday en route to posting a 12-under-par 564 through the first two rounds. Lipscomb went low on day two and jumped six spots up the board as the 35th-ranked Bisons are in a three-way tie for second at 4-under-par 572. No. 12 Clemson and No. 47 UCF are also tied for second, while 34th-ranked Kennesaw State is in fifth at 1-under-par 575. 

A day after Vanderbilt’s Patrick Martin (No. 9 via Golfstat) and Clemson’s Bryson Nimmer (No. 46 via Golfstat) matched the lowest collegiate round in the history of The Grove, Lipscomb’s Dawson Armstrong (No. 57 via Golfstat) set a new record less than 24 hours later. Armstrong fired a 7-under 65 on Tuesday to take the individual lead at 10-under-par 134. Armstrong holds a one-shot lead over Martin and a three-stroke advantage over Nimmer. 

Kevin Burns (Canton, Ga.) totaled a 3-over 75 in round two and is tied for 49th at 7-over-par 151, while reigning SoCon medalist Geuntae Kim (Daegu, South Korea) added a 4-over 76 and sits 10-over-154 for the tournament. 

The regional will wrap up on Wednesday as the first groups tee off at 8:50 a.m. ETSU will be paired with TCU and Texas Tech as the teams go out from No. 10 at 9:25 p.m. 

Live scoring of the NCAA Regional is provided via Golfstat. Twitter updates will be available by following @ETSUAthletics, while recaps will be provided after each round on  

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