March 20, 2010
Hokies tied for eighth at Furman
Bailey tied for 17th entering final round
Furman Intercollegiate


GREENVILLE, S.C. – Virginia Tech has a two-round total of 604 and is tied with Mississippi State for eighth place after the second round of the 41st Annual Furman Intercollegiate. The event is being played at the par-72, 6,994-yard Furman University Golf Course. The Hokies shot a 12-over-par 300 on Saturday after a 304 on Friday.

Junior Marshall Bailey (Fincastle, Va.) shot a second round 73 and moved up into a tie for 17th place with a total of 148. He is 10 strokes behind leader Steven Fox of Chattanooga.

Freshman Mikey Moyers (Stanardsville, Va.) is tied for 29th at 150 and sophomore Blake Redmond (Sugar Land, Tex.) is tied for 36th at 151. Junior Garland Green (Tazewell, Va.) is tied for 69th at 155 and junior Aaron Eckstein (Salem, Va.) is tied for 117th at 161. Freshman Jacob Everts (Ooltewah, Tenn.) is playing the event as an individual and is tied for 36th at 151.

First round co-leader Chattanooga is alone in first place with a total of four-over-par 580, three strokes ahead of the other day-one leader, Clemson. ODU is third at 591, host Furman is fourth at 595, Western Carolina is fifth at 597, Presbyterian is sixth at 598 and Wofford is seventh at 600, four strokes ahead of the Hokies and Bulldogs. Kennesaw State is 10th at 605, Gardner-Webb is 11th at 607, Winthrop is 12 at 609, Charleston Southern is 13th at 610 and Elon and UAB are tied for 14th at 611. Smaford is 16th at 612, East Carolina is 17th at 615, Davidson is 18th at 619 and Troy is 19th at 620. Francis Marion is 20th at 621, Appalachian State is 21st at 626, Rhode Island is 22nd at 630, Marshall is 23rd at 636 and Temple is 24th at 637.

The final round will be played Sunday morning.

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