Men's golf holds onto to third through 36 at FAU tourney

Trio of Blue Raiders shoot 69

March 29, 2014 · @MTAthletics

PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Middle Tennessee men's golf team remains third after the second round of play Saturday at the FAU Slomin Autism Championship at the par-71, 6,876-yard North Course of the Fountains Country Club.

The Blue Raiders shot a 282 on the day, shaving 11 strokes off of its first round score. MT sits third with a total score of 575 (293-282) through 36 holes for seven-over par. The Raiders are 12 strokes back from second-place Georgia Southern.

MT was led by a trio of Blue Raiders all posting a 69 for their second round scores. Redshirt-junior Brett Patterson and senior Lucas Armstrong continue to be neck-and-neck, both shooting 69 in the second set of 18 and both totaling 114 through 36 holes. The pair is tied for sixth in the overall player field of 81.

Junior Payne Denman was the third Blue Raider to card a 69 in the second round, tallying an overall score of 143. He is currently tied for 11th, while senior Jordan Jennings turned in another 75 in the second round for a total score of 150. MT redshirt-junior Andrew Cho finished the day, carding a 78 to record a 154 through 36 holes.

The FAU Slomin Autism Championship concludes Sunday with the third round of play at the North Course of the Fountains Country Club in Palm Beach. Fans can follow all of the action via live scoring on GolfStat.com.

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