Army Wraps Up Second Round In Tennessee

Robby Hill is -1 through two rounds.

Robby Hill is -1 through two rounds.

Oct. 12, 2013

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – Freshman Peter Kim carded a one-under 71 to lead the Army golf team during the second round of the Ban k of Tennessee Intercollegiate at the Blackthorn. Army was four-over par as a team Saturday afternoon and currently stands in 12th place out of 14 teams at 12-over par.

Kim was two-over par through 13 holes, but posted birdies on three of the final five holes to finish the round under par. Kim is one-over par through 36 holes and enters Sunday’s final round tied for 29th place in the 78-player field.

Junior Robby Hill carded an even-par 72 Saturday afternoon and is Army’s top individual through two rounds. Hill will start Sunday’s final round tied for 20th overall at one-under par.

Sophomore Eric Peng, plebe Justin Pagila and sophomore Marcus Plunkett rounded out the Black Knights competitors, shooting 73, 76 and 79, respectively.

14th-ranked Virginia shot a tournament-best 16-under par Saturday to jump into third place behind 17th-ranked Kent State and 13th-ranked Virginia Tech. The Golden Flashes are 12-under par through 36 holes. Virginia’s Derek Bard and Virginia Tech’s Scott Vincent are tied for the individual lead at nine-under par.

The Black Knights will begin the final round of the competition Sunday morning. Peng will be first off the tee at 10 a.m. Army will start play on hole No. 10.

Team Standings (Through 36 holes)
1.    #17 Kent State (285-279) -12
2.    #13 Virginia Tech (284-282) -10
3.     #14 Virginia (295-272) -9
4.    East Tennessee State (277-291) +8
5.    UNC Wilmington (288-284) -4
6.     #48 Tennessee (290-283) -3
        Wake Forest (290-283) -3
8.     #26 Memphis (288-288) E
9.    Coastal Carolina (285-295) +7
10.  Furman (292-292) +8
11.  #47 Missouri (295-291) +10
12.    Army (296-292) +12
13.    Penn State (305-295) +24
14.    Villanova (327-318) +30

Army Individuals
t-20. Robby Hill (71-72) -1; ; t-29. Peter Kim (74-71) +1; t-60. Marcus Plunkett (74-79) +9; t-60. Justin Pagila (77-76) +9; t-66. Eric Peng (81-73) +10

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