What You Need to Know:
* Georgia State shot rounds of 302 and 291 to stand in 13th place following day one of the Wolfpack Intercollegiate in Raleigh, N.C.
* Sophomore Egill Gunnarsson led the Panthers with rounds of 74 and 72 on Saturday.
* This marks Georgia State’s third of four fall tournaments. The fall season will conclude hosting the Autotrader Collegiate Classic Oct. 15-16, at Berkeley Hills Country Club in Duluth.
RALIEGH – Following a tough opening round, the Georgia State men’s golf team bounced back in round two of the Wolfpack Intercollegiate to stand in 13th place on Saturday entering the final round.
After shooting a round of 302 in the morning, the Panthers bounced back with a 291 in the afternoon to stand at 17-over par at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course.
Junior Egill Gunnarsson led the Panthers with rounds of 74 and 72 to sit at 2-over par and tied for 43rd.
“We got off to a rough start in the morning,” head coach Chad Wilson said. “I was proud that we played better in the second round and made a lot more birdies, but there is still stuff we need to clean up. I’m hoping that we can take that momentum into the final round, go low and see where it lands us.”
Freshman Frederik Hedmark who is competing as an individual this week shot rounds of 76 and 73 to sit tied for 57th at 5-over par.
Host NC State shot a second-round 275 and leads the 15-team field at 13-under par. Jacksonville and Campbell are tied for second place at 10-under par, with UNC Greensboro in fourth at 9-under par. East Carolina and Maryland are tied for fifth place at 8-under par.
UNC Greensboro’s Jonathan Brightwell shot a second round 66 and leads the field at 8-under par. East Carolina’s Blake Taylor and Maryland’s Peter Knade are tied for second place at 7-under par. NC State’s Benjamin Shipp, Maryland’s Tim Colanta, and Southern Miss’ Joey Kirkland are tied for fourth place at 5-under par.
Teams will utilize a two-tee start on Sunday morning. The Panthers will be paired with Lipscomb and Loyola (Md.), beginning at 8:45 a.m. off Hole No. 10.
Live scoring can be found throughout the tournament at Golfstat.com. Fans can follow @GaStateGolf on Twitter for updates throughout the event.
Following this week’s tournament, the Panthers will close out the fall season Oct. 15-16, hosting the Autotrader Collegiate Classic at Berkeley Hills Country Club in Duluth, Ga.