Oct. 21, 2017
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ALPHARETTA, Ga. (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV men’s golf team shot a second-round 4-under-par 284 Saturday at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate, which is being played at the club’s Lakeside Course (par 72, 7,017 yards).
The Rebels are in a three-way tie for seventh, 13 shots behind team-leading Wake Forest (-23). The Demon Deacons shot a tournament-low 17-under 271 during the second round.
Individually, Duke’s Alex Smalley leads by a shot at 12-under 132 after a second-round 7-under 65. Texas’ Doug Ghim is second at 11-under, while Wake Forest’s Marco Steyn, who also shot 7-under Saturday, is third at 10-under.
REBELS OF THE DAY: Senior Shintaro Ban and junior Harry Hall each shot 2-under 70 during the second round and lead the Rebels in a tie for 17th at 4-under 140 after 36 holes.
STAT OF THE DAY: Hall recorded six birdies during the second round, while Ban and sophomore Justin Kim each had five.
COMPLETE REBEL SCORES:
• T17th - Shintaro Ban, senior (70-70—140, -4)
• T17th – Harry Hall, junior (70-70—140. -4)
• T26th – Jack Trent, freshman (68-73—141, -3)
• T51st – Justin Kim, sophomore (74-71—145, +1)
• T77th – J.J. Gresco, freshman (77-77—154, +10)
TOP FIVE TEAMS:
1. Wake Forest (282-271—553, -23)
T2. Texas (279-279—558, -18)
T2. Duke (282-276—558, -18)
4. Georgia Tech (284-277—561, -15)
5. Oklahoma State (277-286—563, -13)
T7. UNLV (282-284—566, -10)
• This is the final tournament of UNLV’s fall season.
• The 15-team field has five of the nation’s top-10 teams, eight of the top 25 and 13 of the top 50.
• UNLV did not compete in this tournament last year.
• The event was previously known as the United States Collegiate Championship.
• Ban is coming off his second career individual title as he tied for first at the Jerry Pate in Alabama.
• Last season, UNLV won the Mountain West Championship, captured an NCAA Regional title and advanced to the ‘Elite Eight’ at the NCAA Championship.
• UNLV has an active NCAA record of 29 consecutive regional appearances.
• This season marks the 31st at UNLV for Hall of Fame head coach Dwaine Knight.
NEXT FOR THE REBELS: UNLV will begin final-round play Sunday at 9:00 a.m. ET off hole No. 1.
LIVE SCORING: Live scoring of the tournament is available at UNLVRebels.com, courtesy of Golfstat, or by clicking here.