Chattanooga tied for 11th at Brickyard Collegiate
MACON, Ga. – The Chattanooga Mocs are tied for 11th with Georgia State with 18 holes remaining at the Brickyard Collegiate Championship. Chattanooga shot 299 Saturday and has a 36-hole total of 590 on the Brickyard at Riverside.
Benni Weilguni was low for the Mocs with an even-par 72 Saturday. He had three birdies, 12 pars and three bogeys on his card.
Weilguni opened with a bogey and got back to even with a birdie on the par-4 fourth. A bogey on eight put him at plus-1 at the turn. Back-to-back birdies on 11 and 12 got him to 1-under, but a bogey on 15 brought him back to level, where he finished.
He is tied for 42nd at 149 for his 36 holes. That’s four behind Chris Robb, who has the Mocs’ low score of 145, +1, and is tied for 20th.
Michael Monroe shot 3-over (75), which ties him with Weilguni at 149. Liam Johnston and Davis Bunn are two shots behind the duo at 151.
Chattanooga was 1-over through 14 holes after two birdies on the par-three 14th. The counting cards played at plus-10 over their next four holes to drop from the top five down to their current tie for 11th.
Georgia remains in the lead, shooting an even-par 288. The Bulldogs are 8-under (568), nine shots clear of Virginia Tech at 1-over after the Hokies’ 2-under 286. Georgia Tech is third at 3-over (579).
Quinlan Prchal of Princeton fired his second straight 69 for a 6-under par total of 138. He holds a one-shot advantage over Jonathan Grey (Georgia State) and T.J. Mitchell (Georgia State) at minus-5.
Sunday’s final 18 starts at 8:40 a.m. UTC is paired with Augusta State and Georgia State leading off No. 10. The lineup is Bunn (8:40), Johnston (8:50), Monroe (9:00), Weilguni (9:10) and Robb (9:20).
College of Charleston remain 13th at Brickyard Collegiate Championship
MACON, Ga. – The College of Charleston men’s golf team improved on its first-round score by five shots on Saturday but is still in 13th place heading into the final round of the Brickyard Collegiate Championship.
The Cougars shot an 8-over 296 Saturday, bringing them to 21-over for the tournament and eight shots back of the top 10 on the team leaderboard. Georgia continues to lead the tournament as it shot even-par Saturday and is 8-under overall.
Freshman Daniel Kim and senior Neil Gowan each shot 1-over 73s to lead the Cougars. Gowan made two birdies and an eagle on the par-5 ninth hole.
Junior Alex Ellis made five birdies as he carded a 2-over 74. After his 3-under 69 opening round, Ellis is 1-under for the tournament and tied for 10th on the individual leaderboard.
The Cougars will tee off in the final round Sunday at 9:30 a.m.