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Wade Tied for Sixth; Team 8th

November 5, 2001 · MT Media Relations
GULF SHORES, Ala. - J.R. Wade continued his hot play by carding a three-under par 141 to stand in sixth place after two rounds of the Fall Beach Classic. The Blue Raiders are eighth after rounds of 293-287=580.

"I thought we played pretty good golf the first two rounds considering the competition in this tournament," head coach Johnny Moore said. "J.R. (Wade) is playing excellent for us and I was proud of the performance by freshman Carter Henderson. We can make a big jump on Tuesday if we continue to play like this."

Charlie Gibson and Carter Henderson are in a tie for 24th after registering a two-round total of 146, which is two-over par. Gibson opened with a 77, then came back with the best round of his career when he fired a 69 in the second round.

Patrick Williams is one shot back of Gibson and Henderson and is in a tie for 29th, while John Beddies is in 49th place with a 152.

The Blue Raiders will play the final round on Tuesday.

TEAM STANDINGS 1 Arkansas State (290-274=564)
So. Florida (284-280=564)
3 South Alabama (278-292=570)
4 Southern Mississippi (288-285=573)
5 Western Kentucky (290-285=575)
6 Columbus State (288-289=577)
7 Memphis (286-293=579)
8 Middle Tennessee (293-287=580)
9 Tulane (298-283=581)
10 Troy State (302-297=599)
11 Centenary College (307-298=605)
New Orleans (308-297=605)

MT SCORES

6 J.R. Wade M. Tenn St 71 70 141 -3
24 Charlie Gibson M. Tenn St 77 69 146 +2
Carter Henderson M. Tenn St 72 74 146 +2
29 Patrick Williams M. Tenn St 73 74 147 +3
49 John Beddies M. Tenn St 77 75 152 +8

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