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Flames Stand In Fourth After First Day At Birkdale Collegiate Classic
The Flames finished the first day of action at the Birkdale Collegiate Classic in fourth place out of 12 teams after 36 holes of competition played at the par-72, 7,013 yard Birkdale Golf Club.
Charlotte currently leads the field by a considerable margin as the 49ers have a 13-stroke lead over second-place Richmond as Charlotte finished the first 36 holes with an eight-over par 584 (298-286), while the Spiders are in second place with a 21-over par 597 (293-304).
Liberty currently is in fourth place with a 25-over par 601 (296-305), while UT-Chattanooga is just one spot above Liberty at 22-over par 598 (304-294).
Wofford's Neil O'Briain leads the field of 68 golfers as he is the only player in red numbers by finishing the first 36 holes with a three-under par 141 (70-71), while Charlotte's Trevor Murphy is in second place with an even par 144 (73-71).
Liberty's Jay Calvo is in a three-way tie for fifth place with a three-over par 147 (70-77), while Andrew Turner is tied for 12th with a five-over par 149 (74-75).
Also placing for the Flames are Parker McCoy as he is tied for 28th place with an 11-over par 155 (76-79) and Peter Horstman (82-74) and Albie Powers (76-80) as both golfers are tied for 36th with a 12-over par 156.
The Flames will conclude the Birkdale Intercollegiate Collegiate Classic on Saturday morning with a final 18 holes of competition at the Birkdale Golf Club.