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East Tennessee State Continues To Lead Seminole Intercollegiate Men’s Golf Tournament

March 6, 2006

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East Tennessee State’s Jordan Findlay is in fourth place and teammate Rhys Davies is in fifth place in the individual standings and the pair have helped ETSU hold onto first place in the team standings after the first two rounds of the Seminole Intercollegiate at the Golden Eagle Country Club. The Buccaneers led North Carolina by one stroke after the first round and now hold a five stroke lead over Coastal Carolina after 36 of 54 holes. The Tar Heels are now in fourth place — 15 strokes behind East Tennessee State.

Dustin Johnson of Coastal Carolina also maintained the individual lead as he carded a five-under scored of 67 and has a an 11-under par total of 133 after two rounds. He leads North Carolina’s Martin Ureta by one stroke and Stephen Lawton of NC State by two strokes. Findlay and Davies of ETSU are five and six strokes, respectively, behind Johnson heading into Tuesday’s final round.

Florida State, the host school, is in 11th place in the team standings. Freshman Nicholas Smith (Ocala, Fla.) and sophomore Song Jeon (Seoul, Korea) are in a tie for 20th place in the individual standings.

The final round of the event begins at 7:30 on Tuesday morning. Coastal Carolina, who begins the final round of play only one shot behind ETSU, is the defending tournament champion. Davies of ETSU, who is currently in fifth place in the individual standings, is the defending champion.

Seminole Intercollegiate/Team Standings
1.   East Tennessee State      560
2.   Coastal Carolina          565
3.   NC State                  574
4.   North Carolina            575
5.   Mississippi State         578
6.   UCF                       580
7.   Mississippi               581
8.   Virginia                  584
     Northwestern              584
10.  College of Charleston     586
11.  Florida State             587
12.  Vanderbilt                590
13.  UAB                       605

Seminole Intercollegiate/Individual Top 5
1.   Dustin Johnson, Coastal Carolina       133
2.   Martin Ureta, North Carolina           135
3.   Stephen Lewton, NC State               136
4.   Jordan Findlay, East Tennessee State   138
5.   Rhys Davies, East Tennessee State      139
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