Kiawah Island, S.C. – Behind the strong play of Brad Sill and Adam Goins, the USC Upstate men's golf team posted a 302 in the second round of the Wendy's Kiawah Classic to move up three spots on the leaderboard and stands 13th heading into Tuesday's final round.
Sill (Spartanburg, S.C.) posted an even-par 72 and Goins (Gaffney, S.C.) carded a 1-over-par 73 to lead the Spartan attack on the day. Upstate finished with a 302, 17 strokes better than what the team carded in the first round Sunday. The effort allowed the Spartans to move up three positions to 13th. They are seven strokes out of a spot in the top 10 and eight strokes out of eighth place.
Campbell entered the day in the lead and finished the second round in the same place. The Fighting Camels turned in their second straight 292 and owns a 584 total and a two-stroke lead heading into the final round on Tuesday.
Kennesaw State is second at 586 and is followed by Charleston Southern (589), Jacksonville State (596), George Washington (602), Bradley (607), Minnesota (609), Presbyterian College (613), Wisconsin (614), Butler (614), IUPUI (617), Miami (OH) (619), Upstate (621), St. John's (622), Stetson (623), Murray State (624), William & Mary (626), UConn (627), Towson (628), Creighton (631) and Western Kentucky (646).
Sill's 72 allowed him to move up the leaderboard as well. He entered the day tied for 40th, but enters Tuesday's final round tied for 22nd. He owns a 150 total. He birdied two holes on the front nine and one on the back. He also collected three bogeys on the back nine to shoot even-par.
Goins is just two strokes back of Sill and is tied for 32nd on the leaderboard with a 152 total. He made 15 pars to go along with two bogeys and a birdie.
Brian Horton (Boiling Springs, S.C.) turned in a 78 on Monday and owns a 158 total. McKenzie Oref (Easley, S.C.) shot a 79 Monday and is tied with teammate Tyler Comer (Spartanburg, S.C.) with a 613 total. Comer shot an 81 in the second round.
Charleston Southern's Jacobo Pastor shot a 3-under-par 72 to vault into the individual lead. He owns a 4-under-par 140 total and enters the final round with a one-stroke lead.