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Raider golfers in 8th; Green in 5th at Jerry Pate

Final round is Tuesday

October 3, 2011 · Athletic Communications

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. – Middle Tennessee fired rounds of 289 and 292 during the first day of the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate to stand in eighth place entering the final round. A field consisting of six teams in the top 31 nationally, played the Old Overton Country Club course which is a par 70 at 6,936 yards.

Texas grabbed the 36-hole lead with an 11-under par 549 total while Clemson is second 15 shots back. Host Alabama is third with a 565 and UAB is fourth with a 575. UNLV rounded out the top five by shooting a 576.

Hunter Green, playing the best golf of his career, continued his strong play on Monday. Green had rounds of 69 and 67 and is in fifth place overall, just two shots back or Corbin Mills (Clemson) and Jordan Spieth (Texas).

Sophomore Brett Patterson is tied for 21st after carding rounds of 74 and 71 for a 145 total. Patterson had 25 pars on the day which was the second most in the field.

Sophomore Paul Sansom is tied for 33rd after a 148 total while Lucas Armstrong is tied for 48th with a 152.

Andrew Cho is tied for 58th with a 158 total.

The Blue Raiders will begin the final round at 8:50 AM Tuesday morning.

TEAM SCORES
1 31 Texas -11 F -2 271 278 549
2 17 Clemson +4 F +7 277 287 564
3 13 Alabama +5 F +4 281 284 565
4 8 UAB +15 F +5 290 285 575
5 11 UNLV +16 F +12 284 292 576
6 3 Auburn +17 F +5 292 285 577
7 Arizona +19 F +6 293 286 579
8 Middle Tennessee +21 F +12 289 292 581
9 50 Mississippi State +25 F +1 304 281 585
10 SMU +26 F +6 300 286 586
11 Samford +32 F +3 309 283 592
12 Louisville +41 F +14 307 294 601

MT SCORES
5 Hunter Green (1) 69 67 136
T21 Brett Patterson (2) 74 71 145
T33 Paul Sansom (4) 74 74 148
T48 Lucas Armstrong (3) 72 80 152
T58 Andrew Cho (5) 78 80 158

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