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#6 Vols in Third Following Two Rounds at Puerto Rico Classic

#6 Vols in Third Following Two Rounds at Puerto Rico Classic

RIO MAR, Puerto Rico – The sixth-ranked Tennessee men’s golf team is in third place following two rounds at the Puerto Rico Classic.   

The Vols shot 14-under during round two to get to 30-under overall and enter round three one back of North Florida. UT’s second-round score tied for the third-lowest team score on Monday.  

Evan Woosley-Reed led Tennessee in round two. The sophomore followed his round-one 68 up with a 5-under 67 in round two and sits tied for fourth at 9-under overall ahead of the final round. Woosley-Reed registered a team-best eight birdies in round two.  

Tennessee’s second-best round-two score was provided by Lance Simpson, who notched a 4-under 68. The redshirt sophomore registered five birdies and a bogey-free front nine on Monday. The Knoxville, Tennessee, native enters Tuesday’s final round tied for 20th at 6-under overall.  

The Vols’ third counting score in round two came from redshirt senior Jake Hall, who registered a 3-under 69 for consecutive rounds. Hall is 6-under overall and tied for 20th leading into round three.  

Also shooting a 69 in round two was Laurent Desmarchais, who is competing individually. The junior shot a 3-under 33 on the back nine and sits inside the top 10 at 8-under overall.  

Bryce Lewis provided Tennessee with their final contributing round on Monday after posting a 2-under 70. The redshirt senior enters the third and final round inside the top 15 at 7-under.  

Josh Hill posted a 1-under 71 during round two and enters day three tied for 31st at 5-under overall.  


1. Georgia, 275, 268–543 (-33) 
2. North Florida, 271, 274–545 (-31) 
3. Tennessee, 272, 274—546 (-30) 
4. Purdue, 280-273—553 (-23) 
5. Minnesota, 281-274—555 (-21) 
T6. Oklahoma, 276-281—557 (-19) 
T6. Virginia, 282-275—557 (-19) 
8. Iowa, 274-284—558 (-18) 
9. Ole Miss, 285-274—559 (-17) 
10. ETSU, 279-283—562 (-14) 
11. Ohio State, 280-283—563 (-13) 
12. Wisconsin, 281-283—564 (-12) 
13. South Carolina, 286-284—570 (-6) 
14. Charleston, 284-288-572—(-4)
15. Marquette, 287-289—576 (E)


T4. Evan Woosley-Reed, 68-67—135 (-9) 

T10. Laurent Desmarchais, 67-69—136 (-8) (ind.) 

T15. Bryce Lewis, 67-70—137 (-7) 

T20 Lance Simpson, 70-68—138 (-6) 

T20. Jake Hall, 69-69—138 (-6) 

T31. Josh Hill, 68-71—139 (-5) 


Round Three (Tuesday, Feb. 13) 7:30 a.m. ET Shotgun Start 

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