Hokies Remain 12th at Landfall
Kraner tied for 24th individually
November 1, 2003

WILMINGTON, N.C. - Virginia Tech has a two-day total of 600 and remains in 12th place at the Landfall Tradition at the par 72, 6,973-yard Country Club at Landfall Jack Nicklaus Course in Wilmington, N.C.

Sophomore Joel Kraner (Dublin, Ohio) is at 148 and is tied for 24th place. Chris Noel of Tulsa leads the tournament with a two-day total of 135 after a second round 65 on Saturday.

Redshirt junior Scott Wise (Vinton, Va.) is tied for 28th place at 149 and redshirt senior Matt Hollerbach (Tulsa, Okla.) is tied for 41st place at 151. Senior Ryan Stinnett (Amherst, Va.) is tied for 50th place at 154, after shooting a two-under-par 70 in Saturday's second round. Freshman Ryan Sypniewski (Radford, Va.) is tied for 58th place.

Minnesota leads the 12-team event with a five-under-par 571, five strokes ahead of Ohio State. Host UNC Wilmington is third at 578 and Penn State and Tulsa are tied for fourth at 583. Tennessee, Memphis, Missouri, Purdue and Florida State round out the top 10. East Tennessee State is 11th at 599, one stroke ahead of Tech.

The final round will be held on Sunday. This is the final event of the fall season for the Hokies. Tech will begin the spring season on Feb. 22-24 at the Puerto Rico Invitational at the Rio Mar Country Club - River Course in San Juan, P.R. The tournament is hosted by Purdue.