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Blue Raiders in second, just one shot back

Green shoots 68 for 4th overall

September 24, 2011 · Athletic Communications
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee shot its best round of the fall to remain in second place at the 2011 Mason Rudolph Championship. The Blue Raiders carded a 280 on the par 71, 7,100-yard Legends Club South Course.

The Blue Raiders are tied with Mississippi for second place as both teams are just one shot back of overall leader Oklahoma. The Sooners own a 36-hole score of 564 and are 4-under par. Georgia Southern is fourth followed by Davidson.

“We played really well today and I like our position,” said Head Coach Whit Turnbow. “We were solid from top to bottom and that is what we have to have. Still have a lot of golf to play.”

Senior Hunter Green led the Blue Raiders again on Saturday by shooting a 3-under par 68 for a 138 total. Green is in fourth place overall but only one shot back of the lead shared by three other golfers.

Transfer Lucas Armstrong enjoyed another solid day with his second straight even par round of 71. Armstrong is tied for 10th.

Sophomore Paul Sansom fired a 1-under par 70 for a 36-hole total of 141. Sansom joins Armstrong in a tie for 10th.

Brett Patterson shot an even par 71 and is tied for 15th, while Andrew Cho is tied for 52nd.

The final round gets underway Sunday morning at 7:30 AM.

TEAM SCORES
1 Oklahoma -4 F -5 285 279 564
T2 Middle Tennessee -3 F -4 285 280 565
T2 Mississippi -3 F -9 290 275 565
4 Georgia Southern -1 F -1 284 283 567
5 Davidson College +4 F E 288 284 572
6 Akron +5 F -4 293 280 573
7 College of Charleston +6 F +1 289 285 574
8 Memphis +12 F +8 288 292 580
9 Vanderbilt +17 F +9 292 293 585
10 Samford +18 F +9 293 293 586
11 South Carolina +21 F +14 291 298 589
12 Georgia State +28 F +11 301 295 596
13 Belmont +35 F +26 293 310 603
14 Western Carolina +39 F +17 306 301 607

MT SCORES
4 Hunter Green (1) 70 68 138
T10 Lucas Armstrong (3) 71 71 142
T10 Paul Sansom (4) 72 70 142
T15 Brett Patterson (2) 72 71 143
T52 Andrew Cho (5) 74 76 150

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