Baton Rouge, La. - Tied for fifth after the first 18 holes, the Western Carolina men's golf team sits in a two-way tie for ninth with a two-round score of 614 entering Sunday's final round at the David Tom's Intercollegiate hosted by LSU at The University Club.
Junior transfer Dylan MacQueen carded rounds of 2-under par, 70, and 4-over par, 76, so sit in a three-way tie for sixth-place overall. The Woodstock, Ontario native leads the tournament field in par-4 scoring after the first two rounds, averaging 1-under par, 3.95. He has carded a team-best seven birdies over the first 36 holes.
Sophomore Mark David Johnson is tied for 24th at 151 (74-77), while junior Jackson Bishop sits in a tie for 47th overall at 157 (75-82). Rounding out WCU's scoring five through the first two rounds are sophomore Lawson King in a tie for 56th overall (77-83 = 160) and classmate Bradley Durand in 70th at 167 (77-90).
Paired with golfers from Central Arkansas and Southeastern Louisiana, WCU's scoring five hits the course between holes No. 11 and 14 on Sunday morning with an 8:30 am shotgun start.
Tournament-host, LSU, leads the 14-team field by a dozen strokes after the first two rounds. The Tigers carded rounds of 279 and 292 for a 36-hole score of 5-under par, 571. North Texas sits in second with a two-round score of 293, followed by McNeese State (594), South Alabama (597) and Louisiana Tech (609) to round out the top five teams.
Three Tigers share the top individual position as teammates Brandon Pierce, Luis Gagne, and Nathan Jeansonne all three posted 36-hole scores of 2-under par, 142.
Live scoring of Sunday's final round is available online at GolfStatResults.com.