Posted: May 17, 2008
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Round two of the NCAA Regionals proved to be a tough test for the Western Illinois men's golf team after shooting eight-over on the day.
Kyle Peterman made a four stroke improvement and shot one-under for his second round of the tournament. For the second-straight day number 18 caused trouble, as he carded his second double-bogey on the hole. Four birdies on the front-nine however, kept him under par and helped lead to his round of 70. Peterman sits at two-over for the tournament, entering the final round of competition.
Jared Steger mad a two-stroke improvement on his overall score by firing a one-over, 72, today. Steger collected two birdies on the front nine and another on the back, just missing an even par round with his final bogey of the day coming on the 18th hole.
Playing one-under through the first nine holes of the day was Jason Woll. A double-bogey on 13 and 18 came back to haunt him though, and left him at four-over for the day, and six-over for the tournament.
Brian Scott matched his opening day score of 75 on day two. He utilized a pair of birdies on par-five's while adding another birdie on the par-three 14.
The front nine played tough for Austin Lambert who finished the day at nine-over, and dropped out of the team lead for the Leathernecks. He did finish the day on the highest note for the team by hitting par on the final six holes of his round.
Georgia continued to run away with the team lead, extending its advantage over second place to 19 strokes, sitting at 32-under entering the final day. Zach Sucher of UAB holds the individual lead at 11-under.
Western tee's off for the final day of competition beginning with Lambert at 12:59 p.m., and followed by Scott (1:09 p.m.), Woll (1:18 p.m.), Steger (1:28 p.m.) and Peterman (1:37 p.m.).