Moot 28th after 36 holes of NCAA Men’s Golf Regional

Friday, May 20, 2011

RADFORD, VA. - Matt Moot of Campbell University is tied for 28th place after Friday's second round of the NCAA Men's Golf Virginia Tech Regional at the Pete Dye River Course. A senior from Blacksburg, Va., Moot birdied two of his last four holes Tuesday and stands at six-over 150 (74-76) heading into Saturday's final round on the par-72, 7685-yard layout.

Live scoring of the NCAA Regional is available daily on-line at Play is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.

After sitting in a third-place tie through 18 holes, Moot's Campbell teammate Vaita Guillaume shot a 10-over-par 82 Friday and dropped into a tie for 45th place at nine-over 153 (71-82).

Abraham Ancer of Oklahoma (70-71) and Kyle Scott of Georgia Tech (68-73) lead 75-man field at three-under-par 141. Josh Brock of UNC Wilmington (71-73) and Georgia Tech's James White (73-71) are tied for third place at even-par 144.

Guillaume and Moot were two of 10 individuals chosen along with 13 teams competing in the regional. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each of the six regional championships will advance to the NCAA finals, May 31-June 5 at Karsten Creek in Stillwater, Okla.

Georgia Tech leads the team standings at six-over-par 582 (289-293), followed by Duke (295-290-585), Oklahoma (296-292-588), Kent State (296-296-592) and Louisiana State (305-291-596).