Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Menís Golf in Fourth after Two Rounds at A-10ís
Courtesy:Richmond Athletics
Release:04/28/2012
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CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - The University of Richmond Spiders men's golf team stayed within striking distance of an Atlantic 10 championship on Saturday, shooting a second round 290 (+2) to head in to Sunday's final round in fourth place with a score of 575 (-1).  George Washington leads the Atlantic 10 Championship 11-team field with a total of 568 (-8).

Junior Nick Austin had a great day on Saturday despite the soggy conditions at the Heron Bay Golf Club, shooting a second-round 70 (-2).  Austin heads in to Sunday's final round tied for seventh place with a total of 142 (-2), just four strokes back of the leader.

Classmate Daniel Walker continued his strong play at the A-10 Championship, carding a second round 74 (+2).  Walker is now tied for 11th overall with a 36-hole total of 144 (E).

Sitting in a tie for 19th place overall are teammates Brad Miller and Jack Wilkes with scores of 146 (+2).  Miller shot a 75 (+3) on Sunday, while the sophomore Wilkes totaled a 74 (+2).

Rounding out the Spiders' effort on the day was freshman Colin McDade.  After shooting a 78 (+6) on Friday, McDade came back on Saturday to card a 72 (E) and is tied for 36th with a total of 150 (+6) overall.

The Richmond Spiders men's golf team will to finish strong at the Atlantic 10 Championship on Sunday morning, with tee times scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m.  Live stats for the third and final round of action can be found at RichmondSpiders.com.

Atlantic 10 Championship
Heron Bay GC - Par 72
Second Round Team Standings
1. George Washington 568 (-8)
T2. Charlotte 570 (-6)
T2. Xavier 570 (-6)
4. Richmond 575 (-1)
5. Rhode Island 580 (+4)

Richmond Golfers
T7. Nick Austin 142 (-2)
T11. Daniel Walker 144 (E)
T19. Brad Miller 146 (+2)
T19. Jack Wilkes 146 (+2)
T36. Colin McDade 150 (+6)

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