Hokies tied for fourth at ACC Golf
MacDonald tied for fourth
April 21, 2007 NEW LONDON, N.C. -- The Virginia Tech golf team shot a second round two-under-par 286 and have a two-round total of one-under-par 575 and is tied for fourth place at the 2007 ACC Men's Golf Championship at the 7,102 yard, par 72, Old North State Club at Uwharrie Point in New London, N.C. on Saturday afternoon. Junior Nick MacDonald (Harare, Zimbabwe) shot a second round two-under-par 70 and is tied for fourth place at 141. Martin Ureta of North Carolina leads the event at five-under-par 139, two strokes ahead of MacDonald. First round co-leader senior Ryan Sypniewski (Radford, Va.) tied for 10th at one-under-par 143 and sophomore Drew Weaver (High Point, N.C.) is tied for 24th at 146. Junior Jurrian van der Vaart (Almelo, the Netherlands) is tied for 29th at 147 and redshirt freshman Matt Boyd (Sugar Land, Texas) is tied for 39th at 150. Georgia Tech is in the lead with a two-round total of 570, two strokes ahead of Duke. Clemson is in third at 573, two strokes ahead of the Hokies and North Carolina. Florida State is sixth at 584, and Virginia and Wake Forest are tied for seventh place at 585. North Carolina State is ninth at 590, Maryland is 10th at 603 and Boston College is 11th at 617. The final round of the 11-team tournament will tee off on Sunday morning. Seven ACC teams, including Virginia Tech at 49th, are ranked among the top 50 nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin poll, headed by Clemson at number-11. The winner of the tournament will receive an automatic berth in the NCAA regionals.