The Maryville College men's golf program shaved off eight strokes from their first round effort at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate on Monday. The Scots posted a 299 in the second round of the tournament at the Sevierville Golf Club. Their two-round total of 30 over-par 606 has MC tied for 13th in the collegiate invitational.
Eastern Kentucky University maintained their team lead with a 277 on Monday. Over the first two rounds, EKU has shot a 12 under par 564.
Individual honors after the first two rounds belong to Carson-Newman's Tom Forster. His 71-65-136 is eight shots under par to pace the participants. Marshall's Alex Weiss is presently in second place with a 68-69-137 just one shot off the pace.
Maryville's leader is Garrett Compliment. His 73-74-147 is tied for 32nd place among the field. D.J. Shelton shot a 76-75-151 to place 52nd overall. Tyler Bray improved to an 80-73-153 for a 60th place standing before the final round. Wil Manuel tallied a 78-77-155 for a 66th place effort. Doug Whitten added an 83-78-161 to help MC to a 606 team effort after a pair of rounds on the 6,925 yard course.
The Scots will finish the three-round invitational on Tuesday in Sevierville, Tennessee.