After the second round of the Furman Intercollegiate at the 6,994-yard par 72 Furman University Golf Course in Greenville, South Carolina, Temple men’s golf placed 9th out of 19 teams.
As a team, the Owls posted a season-best total of 279, which resulted in a 9-under-par score for the day, which was 19 shots better than day one. The top four scores on the team were counted for the second round of the tournament.
Senior Brandon Matthews shot the low round of the day for the Owls with his second round of 4-under-par 68. After the round, Matthews was in a tie for 24th.
Sophomore Mark Farley continued his strong performance in his first event of the season after carding a second round of 70. After the round, Farley was in a tie for 19th.
Freshman Trey Wren and redshirt freshman John Barone shot rounds of 69 and 72, respectively. Barone finished in a tie for 52nd and Wren finished the day in a tie for 35th.
Freshman Sam Soeth posted a round of 77, which put him in a tie for 79th. Soeth is competing as an individual in the tournament, which means his score is not counted towards the team total.
Freshman Gary McCabe rounded out the Owls with a round of 80, which put him in a tie for 110th.
Georgia State leads the team tournament after carding a second round team total of 13-under-par 275. USC Upstate senior Ryan Cornfield leads the individual tournament after a second round of 64 at 10-under-par.
The Owls will look to move up the leaderboard at the Furman Intercollegiate in the final round on Easter Sunday.