New London, NC Despite shaving seven shots off of its first round score, the Virginia men’s golf team could not climb out of ninth place after 36 holes of play at the ACC Championships at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C. The Cavaliers shot 8-over 1-under 287 during Saturday’s second round for a two-day total of 581. Duke continues to lead the field at 557, one shot ahead of Florida State enter Sunday’s final round.
UVa freshman Will Collins turned in the team’s best score Saturday by shooting 3-under 69. He moved up to 30th place at even par 144. Greg Carlin shot 1-under 71 for the second straight day to improve to 14th at 142. Kyle Stough is in 41st place at 149, including a 74 Saturday. Conrad Von Borsig and Steven Rojas are tied for 43rd at 150. Von Borsig shot 73 during the second round while Rojas carded a 77.
Wake Forest's Webb Simpson matched his previous round with another 68, to pace all players at eight-under 136. FSU's Matthew Savage trails him by just one stroke. In all, 29 individuals are under par for the tournament.
The tournament’s final round gets underway Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com
Old North State Club
New London, NC
Par-72, 6,315 yards
Second Round Results
1. Duke 279-278-557
2. Florida State 279-279-558
3. NC State 284-281-565
3. Wake Forest 284-281-565
5. North Carolina 282-285-567
5. Clemson 284-283-567
7. Virginia Tech 289-281-570
8. Georgia Tech 287-285-572
9. Virginia 294-287-581
10. Boston College 303-287-590
11. Maryland 304-299-603
1. Webb Simpson, Wake Forest 69-68-136
2. Matthew Savage, Florida State 69-69-137
3. Wes Roach, Duke 70-68-138
3. Michael Schachner, Duke 70-69-138
5. Jonas Blixt, Florida State 70-70-139
6. Kyle Stanley, Clemson 72-68-140
6. Drew Kittleson, Florida State 72-68-140
6. Kevin O’Connell, North Carolina 70-70-140
6. Reed Darsie, North Carolina 70-71-140
6. Chase MacFarland, North Carolina 69-72-140
14. Greg Carlin 71-71-142
30. Will Collins 75-69-144
41. Kyle Stough 75-74-149
43. Conrad Von Borsig 77-73-150
43. Steven Rojas 73-77-150
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