RALEIGH, N.C. - Loyola University Maryland junior Ethan Wall is tied for 10th place and the Greyhounds' golf team is in fifth following the first day, and two rounds, of the Wolfpack Spring Intercollegiate at NC State's Lonnie Poole Golf Course.
Wall moved up one spot in the standings after shaving four strokes off his first round score (1-over 72), finishing his second trip through the course with a 3-under 68. His two-round score of 2-under 140 is tied with VCU's Adam Ball, who's ranked 77th nationally, for 10th place.
Sophomore Jeremy Wall shot a pair of 1-over 72s for the two rounds and is tied for 16th overall at 2-over 144.
Junior Will Wears also shot a 1-over 72 through the first round and then carded a 3-over 74 through the second to fall into a tie for 24th place at 4-over 146 entering tomorrow's final round.
Sophomore Bennett Wisner is two strokes back of that and tied for 37th after shooting 76 and 72, respectively. He has a two-round score of 6-over 148, while junior Connor Flach is tied for 57th after shooting 77 and 74, respectively, for a score of 9-over 151.
As a team, the Greyhounds shot a 10-over 578 and are two strokes back of East Tennessee State in fourth place. NC State leads the team race with a 24-under 544, while South Florida is second at 15-under 553 and Virginia is third with an even 568.
NC State's David Cooke leads the individuals at 13-under 129. East Tennessee State's Adrian Meronk, ranked 22nd nationally, is second at 7-under 135 and three players are tied for third at 6-under 136.
The Greyhounds will return to the course Sunday morning for the final round.