Coggins shoots 82 in each of opening two rounds of NCAA Super Regional
Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Coggins shoots 82 in each of opening two rounds of NCAA Super Regional
Brandon Coggins

MOORESVILLE, NC- Belmont Abbey College and Georgia College and State University maintained its leads after the second round of the NCAA Division II Atlantic/Southeast Men's Golf Super Regional, held at The Point Lake and Golf Club, a par 72 course.

North Greenville’s Brandon Coggins shot 82 in each of the opening two rounds. Coggins, competing as an individual, is currently in 40th place in the Southeast Regional.

In the Southeast Regional, Georgia College and State holds a four shot lead over South Carolina Aiken entering tomorrow's final round. South Carolina Aiken posted a score ten shots better than yesterday's as four of the five Pacers posted scores better than yesterday's. Jeff Goff fired a three-under 69, which tied for the low round of the day, including six birdies. Lander holds down the third spot after posting a 302 today. Newberry College is in fourth, while Clayton State, Carson Newman, Columbus State and Armstrong Atlantic round out the field.

Along with Goff, Chris Wolfe of Armstrong Atlantic also posted a 69, the two lowest rounds of the region.

In the Atlantic Region, Belmont Abbey maintained its lead from yesterday. The advantage was trimmed to eight with three holes remaining, but it swelled to 12 after its last two players, Connor Tomlinson and Peter Tarver Jones both birdied their final two holes. The Crusaders shot a 293 today, one shot better than yesterday, as Tomlinson led the way with a one under 71. His two day total of 143 (-3) leads all 90 players in the field. Tarver Jones posted a three under 69, a round that included six birdies. His total was 11 shots better than yesterday's opening round 80. The Crusaders lead Barton by eight shots, as the Bulldogs posted a score of 292, after a 307 yesterday. Daniel Castleberry led the Bulldogs with a two-under par 70, seven shots better than yesterday's five over 77.

Mount Olive is in third, while Coker is in fourth. Anderson, Fayetteville State, Pfeiffer and Virginia State round out the field.

The third, and final, round gets underway tomorrow morning at 8:00.

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