What You Need to Know:
* Georgia State shot a second-round 6-over 294 on Saturday at the All-American Intercollegiate in Humble, Texas.
* Junior Nick Budd shot an even-par 72 and is tied for 49th with one round to play.
* Competing as an individual, sophomore Josh Edgar shot the low round of the day, a 3-under 69, to move into a tie for 41st.
HUMBLE, Texas – The Georgia State men’s golf team shot a second round 6-over 294 to move up one spot and into a tie for 15th following day two of the All-American Intercollegiate at the Golf Club of Houston.
Junior Nick Budd led the Panthers on day two with an even-par 72 to move into a tie for 49th at 2-over par with one round to play. Budd made three birdies during round two.
Sophomore Egill Gunnarsson added a second-round 1-over 73 to move into a tie for 65th at 5-over par. The Icelandic native made three birdies and was under par until stumbling with a double bogey on his last hole.
“For the second-straight day we just made a few too many big numbers and bogeys that we could not overcome,” head coach Chad Wilson said. “Egill really stepped up for us today with a solid round and is starting to put things together. I’m expecting a great spring out of him.”
Junior Severin Soller added a 2-over 74 and is tied with Budd for 49th place at 2-over par.
Sophomore Josh Edgar who is competing as an individual for the Panthers this week had the round of the day for Georgia State shooting a 3-under 69 and is now tied for 41st at even par. His round included five birdies.
No. 10 Auburn shot a 17-under 271 to take a commanding 13-stroke lead at 31-under par entering the final round. No. 3 Baylor sits in second at 18-under par with host Houston in third at 14-under. No. 30 South Carolina is in fourth-place at 12-under par with No. 48 Ole Miss rounding out the top five at 9-under.
Auburn’s Jovan Rebula, ranked No. 42 in the country leads the field at 10-under par following a 65 on Saturday. Baylor’s Garrett May stands in second-place at 9-under par, with South Carolina’s Kennan Huskey and Auburn’s Trace Crowe in a tie for third at 8-under par. Auburn’s Ben Schlottman rounds out the top five at 7-under par.
Live scoring of the entire tournament will be available at Golfstat.com. Georgia State will be paired with Charlotte and McNeese State on Sunday morning beginning at 9:48 a.m. ET and tee off Hole No. 10.
Following this week’s event, Georgia State will return to the course for the Tiger Invitational hosted by Auburn March 4-6 in Opelika, Ala.