KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - Junior Connor Flach aced the 16th hole and tied the day's low round score to finish with a 6-under 66 and lead the Loyola University Maryland golf team on the second day of the Kiawah Classic by Aramark at Turtle Point Golf Course Monday. With his personal-best round, Flach propelled up 72 spots and into a tie for 23rd place heading into tomorrow's final round.
Flach's hot streak also moved the Greyhounds up nine places and into ninth place among the 22 teams. As a team, Loyola shot a 1-over 289 today to tie the day's seventh-best score. With a two-round score of 15-over 591, the Greyhounds lead No. 9 Georgia Tech by one stroke and trail eighth-place Virginia Tech by four strokes.
Junior Ethan Wall is second for Loyola, and tied for 40th overall, with a 4-over 148. Wall carded a 1-over 73 today.
Sophomore Bennett Wisner shot a 3-over 75 today and is tied for 45th with a two-round score of 5-over 149.
Sophomore Jeremy Wall is tied for 66th after hitting a 5-over 77 today. He will take an 8-over 152 into tomorrow's final round, while senior Jimmy Dengler is one stroke back after shooting 3-over 75 today. Denger's tied for 79th overall.
Augusta's Robin Petersson leads the individuals with a 10-under 134. Charleston Southern's R.J. Keur is second at 9-under 135 and Maryland's David Kocher, ranked 29th nationally, is third with a 6-under 138.
Charleston Southern leads the team race with a 10-under 566 and No. 22 Virginia is second at 5-under 571. No. 6 Duke and No. 33 Augusta are tied for third at 1-under 575.
Loyola will return to the course Tuesday morning for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.