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Bucs remain in second at Atlantic Sun tournament

Staff Reports • Apr 17, 2012 at 11:29 PM

BRASELTON, Ga. — East Tennessee State remained in second place with one round to go at the Atlantic Sun Conference men’s golf championship.

The Bucs shot a second-round 7-over 295 on Tuesday and are 10 shots behind North Florida on the Legends Course at Chateau Elan. The first-round leading Ospreys carded the lowest round of the tournament so far on Tuesday, firing a 2-under 286 to sit at 3-under 573. ETSU, which shot 288 on Monday is tied for second with Kennesaw State at 583.

Florida Gulf Coast (+20) is in fourth, while Mercer rounds out the top-five at +24. USC Upstate (+25) is in sixth followed by Stetson (+26), Jacksonville (+31), Lipscomb (+38) and Belmont (+39).

After holding two of the top three spots after the first round, three ETSU players remain in the top 10.

Freshman Scott Gibson leads the Bucs after shooting a team-low 70 in the second round. He is one of four players in the field below par for the tournament at 1-under 143.

ETSU senior Rhys Enoch, who was tied for the first-round lead, remains in contention in fifth at even-par (68-76—144). Sophomore Spencer Lawson is sixth at 1-over (70-75—145).

ETSU freshman Rhys Pugh moved up six spots on the leaderboard to 20th after shooting a 2-over 74 on Tuesday. He is at 7-over with his opening round 77.

North Florida’s Sean Dale shot his second consecutive round in the 60s to lead at 7-under (68-69—137). His teammate Kevin Aylwin is second at 5-under, while Sam Ryder of Stetson is third at 2-under.

The final round will be played today starting at 8 a.m. The Bucs will play at 8:45 and be paired again with North Florida and Kennesaw State.