TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The James Madison men's golf team moved up two spots and is tied for 14th after two rounds of the 2012 Seminole Intercollegiate, March 10. The three-day, 54-hole tournament, hosted by Florida State University, is being played at Southwood Golf Course (Par 71 / 7,050 yards) in Tallahassee, Fla.
JMU posted an 12-over 296 in the second round and is tied for 14th with Cincinnati at 25-over 593. Georgia Tech shot a 10-under 274 and took sole possession of the lead at 16-under 552, five shots ahead of host Florida State in second at 11-under 557. Kennesaw State is third at 1-over 569, with Mercer one shot behind at 2-over 570 in fourth. Jacksonville rounds out the top five at 5-over 573.
Sophomore Tucker Koch (Malvern, Pa./Malvern Prep.) leads the way for Madison, as he is in a tie for 41st at 4-over 146, while senior Chris Wellde (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) is next at 6-over 148 tied for 48th after a team-best 1-over 72 in the second round. Freshman Trey Smith (Virginia Beach, Va./Kellam) is tied at 67th with teammate senior Mike Smith (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Nease) as both have a two-round total of 8-over 150. Senior Chad Mozingo (Culpeper, Va./Culpeper County) is tied for 77th at 10-over 152. Florida State's Chase Seifert shot a 4-under 67 for the second straight day and is the 36-hole leader at 8-under 134, one shot ahead of opening-round leader Jeff Karlsson of Kennesaw State at 7-under 135 after a 1-under 70 in the second round. Georgia Tech's James White is one shot back of Karlsson in third at 6-under 136.
The Dukes will go off No. 10 starting at 8:30 a.m., and playing with South Florida, Cincinnati and Toledo.