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Lang Hold Share of Lead of Golf Tournament; ‘Cats Just One Off The Pace

by | Sep 24, 2018 | Sports

Davidson’s Jack Lang holds a share of the lead of the River Run Collegiate Golf Tournament following the first 36-holes played on Monday.

DAVIDSON, N.C. – Jack Lang (-7) is tied for the individual lead and Davidson (578 | +2) is one off the pace following two rounds of the 2018 River Run Collegiate.

The 54-hole event is being played on the Par 72, 7,317-yard River Run Country Club layout.

Coming off a third-place finish at the Marshall Invitational, Lang opened with a 67 for the second straight tournament, before carding a two-under 70 in the afternoon.

Highlighted by nine birdies in round one, Lang finished the day with 15 in all and will enter Tuesday’s final round tied with Furman’s Keller Harper (68-69 | 137).

Davidson’s Viraj Garewal (71-72 | 143), who began his collegiate career with a Top-15 showing, continued his impressive play as the freshman sits tied for fifth with five others six back.

Hoke Carlton (79-71 | 150), Clayton Tribus (72-80 | 152) and Alex Ross (75-82 | 157) are also in the starting lineup for the Wildcats, who are one off the lead held by cross-county rival Charlotte (577 | +1).

One of five players competing as an individual for Davidson, Will Simmons is T-16th after firing consecutive personal bests of 74 and 72.

The third and final round of the River Run Collegiate golf tournament will tee off Tuesday morning.

In addition to the host Wildcats, the 13-team field features Charlotte, Elon, Francis Marion, Furman, Gardner-Webb, James Madison, Marshall, Radford, Richmond, Temple, William & Mary and Wofford.

Tomorrow’s third round will tee off at 8 a.m. on holes No. 1 and 10.

Up Next 
Davidson will enjoy a two-week break before traveling to Clarksburg, W.Va., for the 2018 Health Mountaineer Invitational hosted by West Virginia.

Tournament Information
Event: River Run Collegiate
Course: River Run Country Club | Par 72 | Yards: 7,317
Location: Davidson, N.C.
Date: September 24-25, 2018
Practice Round: Sunday, September 23, 2018
First/Second Round: Monday, September 24 — 9:00 AM (Shotgun Start)
Final Round: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 — 8:00 AM (No. 1 & 10)
Live Scoring: GolfStat.com
Field Size: 13 Teams | 80 Competitors

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