Hokies 12th at Intercollegiate
Weather halts play in second round
April 8, 2005

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. - Virginia Tech once again battled adverse weather conditions and was able to complete just one round at the Courtyard by Marriott Intercollegiate at the 7,002, par-72 Devil's Ridge Golf Club in Holly Springs, N.C. on Friday afternoon.

The tournament was suspended midway through the second round on Friday. The third round has been cancelled and the second round will be completed on Saturday morning. Virginia Tech is currently in 12th place. Tech shot an opening round 295 and was in 13th place after the first round.

Redshirt senior Scott Wise (Vinton, Va.) and junior Joel Kraner (Dublin, Ohio) are each two-under-par and are tied for 14th place. Aron Price of Georgia Southern leads the event at 12-under-par through 12 holes of the second round.

Freshman Nick MacDonald (Harare, Zimbabwe) is tied for 51st at three-over-par. Freshman Chad Fultz (Staunton, Va.) is tied for 76th place at 12-over-par and sophomore Ryan Sypniewski (Radford, Va.) is in 79th place at 13-over-par.

Wake Forest leads the event at 20-under par, three strokes ahead of Duke and six ahead of Georgia Southern. Virginia is in fourth at nine-under-par and NC State is in fifth place at eight-under-par. Tennessee, Tulsa, Florida State, North Carolina and Kansas round out the top 10. Colorado is in 11th place at six-over-par, five strokes ahead of the Hokies.

The 15-team event features seven ACC teams. The 2005 ACC Championship will be played next weekend at the Old North State Golf Club in New London, N.C.