October 25, 2008
Hokies move up to sixth at Landfall
Green tied for the lead
Landfall Tradition


WILMINGTON, N.C. – Virginia Tech shot a second round 308 and improved to sixth place entering the final round in the Landfall Tradition at the par-72, 7,130-yard Country Club at Landfall’s Nicklaus Course on Saturday afternoon.

Sophomore Garland Green (Tazewell, Va.) shot a one-under-par 71 and has moved into a tie for the lead with first round leader Vince India of Iowa and Rafael Campos of VCU. Green’s 71 was tied for the best round of the day.

Senior Drew Weaver (High Point, N.C.) is at 154 and is tied for 17th place and sophomore Marshall Bailey (Fincastle, Va.) has a two-round total of 158 and is tied for 33rd place. Freshman Blake Redmond (Sugar Land, Tex.) is at 163 and is tied for 40th and sophomore Aaron Eckstein (Salem, Va.) is in 59th place at 186.

Day one leader Iowa remains in the lead with a two-round total of 598, 11 strokes ahead of Tulsa. Host UNC Wilmington is third at 615, VCU is fourth at 617, Xavier is fifth at 618, three strokes ahead of the Hokies. William & Mary is seventh at 623, East Carolina is eighth at 624 and Georgia Southern is ninth at 628. Davidson is 10th at 629, Wisconsin is 11th at 633 and Western Kentucky is 12th at 660.

The final round will begin at 8:30 a.m., on Sunday morning. This is the Hokies’ final event of the fall schedule.

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