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Dembowiak Sits in Second at the Manor Invit.

September 14, 2009
|  Farmville, Va.
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Preston Dembowiak sits in second place after day one at Longwood's Manor Intercollegiate.

Preston Dembowiak sits in second place after day one at Longwood's Manor Intercollegiate.

Preston Dembowiak (70-73—143) sits in second place through two rounds on Monday, as Liberty sent nine golfers to Longwood's Manor Intercollegiate to compete as individuals, at the par-72, 7,214-yard Manor Resort, located in Farmville, Va.

Stephen Dooley (77-70—147) and Max McKay (71-76—147) are tied for eighth at five-over par, while Andrew Nelson (79-72—151) sits in a tie for 20th at nine-over par. Chris Watters (79-76—155) is tied for 29th, Jordan Frye (78-78—156) is tied for 33rd, Jacob Singleton (81-77—158) is tied for 41st, Sang Chun (83-81—164) is tied for 53rd and Manuel Moreno (84-82—166) is tied for 59th.

Gardner-Webb (581) holds a four-stroke lead over host Longwood (585) in the team competition, while Loyola College (599) rounds out the top three squads. Dembowiak is currently chasing only Daniel Kim of Gardner-Webb (69-72—141) for medalist honors, trailing by two strokes. Virginia's Steven Rojas (73-71—144) and Longwood's Adam Webb (73-71—144) round out the individual leaders, as both players are three strokes off the lead.

Longwood's Manor Intercollegiate will conclude with a final round on Tuesday, at the Manor Resort.