April 30, 2012
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's golf team shot a 9-over par 297 in the second round and is tied for fifth place after the second round of play at the BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship, being played on the Watson Course at the Reunion Golf & Club in Orlando, Florida.
The Hoyas enter Tuesday's final round 22 shots off the pace of leader Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish shot a 2-under par 286 in the second round and lead the 12-team field at 6-under par 570, seven shots ahead of Louisville (1-over par 577).
Georgetown is tied for fifth place with Connecticut at 15-over par 591, six shots behind fourth place Villanova (9-over par 585) and seven shots in back of third place St. John's (8-over par 584).
Senior Taylor Hall (Roswell, Ga./Trinity Catholic) is the leader for the Hoyas, carding a 1-under par 71 and standing in fifth place in the field of 60 golfers at 3-under par 141.
Senior Brian Dorfman (Greenwood Village, Colo./Cherry Creek) struggled in the second round with a 6-over par 78 and is tied for 23rd place at 5-over par 149.
Sophomore Charlie von Arentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) is tied for 32nd place after posting a 3-over par 76 in Monday's round. He has a 36-hole total of 7-over par 151.
Freshman Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) bounced back from a tough start on Sunday with a 1-over par 73 in the second round and is tied for 37th place at 8-over par 152, while junior Justin Edwards (Westlake Village, Calif./Westlake Village) is in 51st place at 14-over par 158.
The Hoyas tee off on Tuesday morning, playing alongside Villanova and Connecticut.