J.R. Wade Tied for 15th at Rio Pinar

October 22, 2001 · MT Media Relations
ORLANDO, Fla. - Middle Tennessee senior golfer J.R. Wade continued his stellar play this fall by shooting an even par 144 after two rounds at the Rio Pinar Intercollegiate. Wade stands in a tie for 15th overall at the event hosted by UCF and held at the Rio Pinar Country Club.

As a team, the Blue Raiders were tied for 14th with a 293-304=597 entering Tuesday's final round. Furman is the tournament leader at 562.

"We came out and had a pretty good first round considering we have never played the course," head coach Johnny Moore said. "But the second round was a different story. We made too many mental mistakes and did not play very smart. Hopefully, we will get things back on track Tuesday."

Behind Wade for the Blue Raiders was newcomer Charlie Gibson, who shot a 73-75=148 to stand in a tie for 38th. Patrick Williams had a two-round total of 152 to tie for 59th. Williams had rounds of 75-77.

Willie Daniel started out with a one over par 73, but chased that with a disappointing 80 to place in a tie for 68th entering the third round. Freshman Carter Henderson struggled the entire day with a score of 82-80=162 to tie for 72nd.

The Blue Raiders will tee off at 8 AM for the final round.

1 Furman (278-284=562)
2 Campbell (294-274=568)
3 West Florida (285-289=574)
4 So. Florida (288-287=575)
5 Rollins College (293-283=576)
6 Jacksonville (288-292=580)
7 South Alabama (293-288=581)
8 Wofford College (298-285=583)
9 Tulane (293-293=586)
10 Memphis (292-295=587)
11 Florida Gulf Coast (296-293=589)
12 Stetson (290-300=590)
13 Central Florida (297-296=593)
14 Florida Atlantic (298-299=597)
Middle Tennessee (293-304=597)

MT SCORES: (T 15 J.R. Wade 72-72=144); (T 38 Charlie Gibson 73-75=148);(T 59 Patrick Williams 75-77=152); (T 68 Willie Daniel 73-80=153); (T 72 Carter Henderson 82-80=162)

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