From Baylor Athletic's Department:
PRINCEVILLE, Hawai'i – The Baylor men's golf team just from fifth place to the top of the leaderboard after shooting an 8-under-par 280 in the second round of the Warrior-Wave Intercollegiate on Tuesday at the Makai Golf Club.
Baylor (-9; 287-280=567) has a three-stroke lead on second place UC Irvine (-6; 286-284=570). East Tennessee State (-5; 286-285=571), North Carolina State (-5; 284-287=571) and Georgia Southern (-1; 583-292=575) round out the top five going into Wednesday's final round at the par-72, 7,223-yard course.
Mikkel Bjerch-Andresen's shot a 6-under par 66 to catapult him from a tie for 24th place after round one to a tie for second place heading to the final round. Bjerch-Andresen (-5; 73-66=139), whose second-round 66 was two strokes better than anyone else in Tuesday's 79-player field, is tied for second place with North Carolina State's Mitch Sutton (-5; 71+68=139) and Xavier's Korey Ward (68+71=139). The trio is two strokes behind the individual leader, North Carolina State's Albin Choi (-7; 69-68=137).
Filippo Zucchetti (-3; 72-69=141) also made a significant jump, moving up 12 spots to a share of seventh place. Zucchetti and Bjerch-Andresen recorded two of the tournament's six rounds below 70 on Tuesday. Kyle Jones (-1; 71-72=143) is tied for 12th place, Niclas Mansson (E; 71-73=144) is tied for 17th place and Matthew Seligmann (+5; 73-76=149) is tied for 40th place.
Wednesday's final round is scheduled for a shotgun start at noon CT. Bjerch-Andresen and Zucchetti will start on the first hole, while Jones, Mansson and Seligmann will begin on holes three, four and five, respectively. Live scoring is available through www.GolfStat.com.
Follow the official twitter feed of Baylor men's golf, @BaylorMGolf, for updates throughout the season.
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