The Dukes shot a 10-over 298 in the second round to post a 36-hole total of 17-over 593, one shot behind George Washington in fifth at 592. Kennesaw State shot a 7-under 281 and is the two-round leader at 11-under 565. Gardner-Webb is in second two shots back at 9-under 567 with Stetson close behind at 7-under 569 in third.
The Dukes top performer through 36 holes is junior Chad Monzingo (Culpeper, Va./Culpeper County) who had a 1-over 73 and is currently in a tie for 21st at 3-over 147. Junior Mike Smith (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Nease) is one shot back at 4-over 148, tied for 25th . After a team-best opening round 73, sophomore Rich Leeper (Chapel Hill, N.C./Carrboro) slipped to a tie for 35th after a 5-over 77 put him at 148. Sophomore Ryan Vince (Charlotte, N.C./Providence) is also tied for 35th at 148, having shot a 2-over 74 in his second 18. Junior Chris Wellde (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) tied for 46th at 8-over 152 after a second round 78, while Garrett Whitmore (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian) who went as an individual from the Dukes, shot an even-par 72 in the second round and is tied for 39th at 149.
Kennesaw State's Matt Nagy is the 36-hole individual leader with a score of 9-under 135. Steve Jones of Gardner-Webb is three shots back at 6-under 138, with Stetson's Sam Ryder and Gabe Costa tied for fourth at 4-under 140.
The final round of the 54-hole, three-day tournament will be played tomorrow, March 8, with Madison playing with Campbell and George Washington.