TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010
Men’s golf in sixth after two rounds at the 2010 A-Sun Championship
It was moving day at the 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference and Bobby Fredeking took advantage by shooting a one-under par, 71, to move into fourth place after 36 holes on the Legends Course at Chateau Elan.
Fredeking led the Dolphins to a six-over par round of 294, where they remain in sixth place at 15-over par, just two shots out of fourth entering the final round. ETSU maintains the lead in the 11-team event at five-under par.
ETSU’s Rhys Enoch and UNF’s Kevin Phelan are tied for the individual lead at three-under par. Fredeking is tied for fourth as there are five players within two shots of the lead entering the final round.
“I felt like we had a decent round today, especially with the rain throughout the day,” said JU head coach Mike Blackburn. “We made up some shots today, but we still have some work to do as we try to move up the leaderboard tomorrow.”
Fredeking wasn’t the only Dolphin to have a stellar round as freshman Jamey Salmon shot an even-par 72 with six birdies. JU’s team score was rounded out by a three-over par 75 by Taylor Szyndlar and a four-over par 76 by Justin Jones. Gavin Frost’s five-over par 77 was dropped.
Starting the day at even-par, Fredeking got to one-under par with a birdie at the eighth, but a bogey at the ninth sent him to the back nine at even par. A birdie at the 11th had him back in red numbers until a bogey at the 13th took him back to level.
He closed his round with a birdie at the 16th and made a two putt for par from 100 feet on the 18th to stay in the hunt for the individual title. It was his 12th round of par or better this season and his first under par round since the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate.
Salmon’s even par 72 was like a roller coaster ride at Six Flags, starting with back-to-back birdies at Nos. 2 and 3.
What followed was a bogey at the fourth and a triple bogey at the fifth to fall to two-over par. He came right back with a birdie at the sixth, but gave it away with a bogey at the ninth to make the turn at two-over par.
With the turn to the back nine, Salmon got rolling again – making three birdies in the first four holes to get back to one-under par. A bogey at the 14th put him back to even par, where he finished his round.
The even par round equals his season low and moved him into a tie for 21st at five-over par.
Szyndlar bounced back from an 84 in the opening round with four bogeys and a birdie en route to a three-over par 75, tying him for 49th at 15-over par.
Jones battled throughout the round with two birdies, four bogeys and a double bogey to card his second straight four-over par 76 to tie for 32nd at eight-over par.
Coming an even-par 72 in the first round, Frost struggled on the front nine, making a birdie at the ninth to turn at two-over par. His back nine featured two bogeys, a double bogey and a birdie at the 14th to shoot a five-over par, 77, falling into a tie for 21st at even par.
The Dolphins trail Mercer and Campbell by two shots for fourth place entering the final round and the trio of teams will play together in the final round starting at 8 a.m.
Justin Jones tees off on No. 7
Gavin Frost tees off on No. 7
Gavin Frost chips for eagle on No. 9
Jamey Salmon putts for birdie on No. 2
Jamey Salmon putts for birdie on No. 1
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