Men's golf moves up two spots to 10th at Puerto Rico Classic

Monday, February 21, 2011



RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 21, 2011)
- The ETSU men's golf teamed fired a second round 5-over 293 as a team to move up to 10th place at the Puerto Rico Classic on the par-72, 6,902-yard River Course at the Rio Mar Beach Resort.

The Bucs were led by junior Devin Komline (Dorset, Vermont) as he posted a solid 2-under 70 on Monday. Komline recorded three birdies and just one bogey for his round. He is currently tied for 22nd place overall at 1-over.

Freshman Spencer Lawson (Raleigh, N.C.), who had a share of the individual lead after round one, shot a 3-over 75 in round two. Lawson still leads the Bucs at even-par overall and is tied for 15th place.

The Bucs have compiled a two day total of 587 (294-293) in the 15-team field. ETSU is in front of nationally ranked teams Purdue, Ohio State, Northwestern, and Michigan after two rounds.

No. 5 Georgia Tech and No. 4 Alabama share the lead after two rounds at 14-under overall. No. 2 Oklahoma is in second at 8-under, while Virginia Tech is the only other team under-par at 3-under. No. 39 Oklahoma rounds out the top-five as they sit at even-par.

Bud Cauley of Alabama is one shot clear of the lead on the individual leaderboard at 7-under overall. Morgan Hoffmann of Oklahoma State and James White of Georgia Tech are tied for second at 6-under-par.

ETSU sophomore Patrick Spraggs (Rochford, England) also had a solid day with a 1-over 73, which included two birdies, a bogey, and a double bogey. Spraggs is tied for 40th overall.

Freshman Lucas Armstrong (Church Hill, Tenn.) fired a 3-over 75 and is tied for 60th place at 7-over, while Paul O'Kane (Castledawson, Northern Ireland) shot a 5-over 77 and is tied for 71st at 11-over with one round to go.

The tournament continues tomorrow with the final round. Live scoring will be available at Golfstat.com.

For more information on the ETSU men's golf team please visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the men's golf link.

ETSU Results
T15. Spencer Lawson- 69-75144 (E)
T22. Devin Komline- 75-70145 (+1)
T40. Patrick Spraggs- 74-73147 (+3)
T60. Lucas Armstrong- 76-75151 (+7)
T71. Paul O'Kane- 78-77155 (+11)

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