The 13th ranked Bucs are at 24-under par (274-278) after two rounds, three strokes ahead of North Carolina State.
Senior All-American Chris Wisler is in a three-way tie for third place at 7-under par (68-69=137) after shooting a second-round 69 (-3). The seventh-ranked Wisler fired six birdies on the day and attempting to finish in the top-5 in his fifth consecutive tournament. Sophomore Adam Riddering made a furious charge up the leaderboard on Friday, shooting a career-best 4-under par 68. Riddering was in a tie for 16th after the first round, but after day two he finds himself in sixth at 6-under par (70-68=138).
Like Wisler, senior Pat Beste shot 3-under par (69) on Friday. Beste is in a tie for 10th at 4-under par (71-69=140) after carding three birdies in the second round against no bogeys.
Sophomore Thomas Lee shot a 2-over par 74 in the second round, and is currently in tie for tenth with Beste at 4-under par (66-74=140)
Sophomore James Johnson shot an even-par 72 in his second round of play to end the day in a tie for 22nd (70-72=142).
The Buccaneers will return to action Saturday morning for the final round of the NCAA East Regional from Williamsburg, Va.
Top 5 Team Results
1. #13 ETSU 275-278=552 -24
2. #6 N.C. State 281-274=555 -21
3. #10 Florida 276-284=560 -16
T4. #2 Georgia Tech 285-279=564 -12
T4. #11 Virginia Tech 282-282=564 -12
Individual Top-5 and ETSU Finishers
1. Camilo Villegas, Florida 64-70=134 -10
2. Chris Mundorf, N.C. State 68-68=136 -8
T3. Chris Wisler, ETSU 68-69=137 -7
T3. Bryce Molder, Ga. Tech 68-69=137 -7
T3. Mark Tullo, N.C. State 71-66=137 -7
6. Adam Riddering, ETSU 70-68=138 -6
T10. Pat Beste, ETSU 71-69=140 -4
T10. Thomas Lee, ETSU 66-74=140 -4
T29. James Johnson, ETSU 71-72=142 -2