Scots improve 11 strokes in second round at Jekyll Island

Scots improve 11 strokes in second round at Jekyll Island

Maryville College improved 11 strokes in the second round of the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate on Saturday, as the Scots posted a second-round 301.

The Scots shot a 301 on the second day of the three-round tournament, as Wil Manuel improved three shots from yesterday. Manuel – a senior on the Scots' squad – one over 73. He jumped 12 spots in the individual competition on the day, as both he and Tyler Bray have matching 149s.

Manuel and Bray are both tied for 55th individually heading into the final day of competition. Maryville ranks 26th as a squad.

Overall, Emory University leads the tournament with a second-round score of five-under. The Eagles posted a 283, as they sit four under at 572. Illinois Wesleyan College ranks tied for second with Huntingdon College with matching one-under 575s, Oglethorpe University sits at fourth with a four-over 580.

Individually, Huntingdon's Drew Mathers holds the lead with an impressive seven-under 137 after two days. Fellow Hawk Stephen Shepard is tied with N.C. Wesleyan College's Mariano Silvestri for second with six-under 138s.

Emory's Connor Yakubov posted the lowest score on day two with a five-under 67 on the Jekyll Island, Ga. course.

MC's Manuel and Bray lead the way, as Garrett Compliment has posted matching 76s. His 152 ranks tied for 83rd, as D.J. Shelton improved seven shots with a second-round 78. Andy Cofer tallied an 87.

The Scots will look to the third round of the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate tomorrow. The final round will be played on Sunday, March 17.