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Shin Leads Terps with 71 on Saturday at River Landing Golf
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 04/12/2008

April 12, 2008

WALLACE, N.C. - Donnie Shin posted a 1-under-par round of 71 Saturday to lead University of Maryland players at the River Landing Intercollegiate men's golf tournament being hosted by NC State University.

Shin, a Terrapin freshman, had a two-round total of 143 to tie for seventh place individually. Shin moved up seven spots on the leaderboard with his fourth round at or below par of the spring semester. He was one of eight players to have a 36-hole total under par in the tournament.

As a team, Maryland shot 307 in the second round to tie for seventh place with a 593 total. NC State and Duke were tied for the team lead after 36 holes at 574. The host Wolfpack shot 286 on Saturday to pull even with the Blue Devils. Florida State, which shared the first-round lead with Duke, shot 299 on Saturday and fell to fifth.

Also for Maryland, junior Chris Gold shot 76 on Saturday to finish at 145 and tie with 11 players for 10th. Tom Hanna III was tied for 56th at 153 after an 81 on Saturday, with Andrew Kay in a tie for 64th at 154 after a 79. Sophomore Brendan Tracy did not complete Saturday's round.

Senior Adam Cohn, playing as an individual, shot a 71 on Saturday and was tied for 33rd with a 149 total.

Webb Simpson of Wake Forest topped the individual leaderboard on Saturday at 5-under-par 139. His opening-round 67 was followed with a 72 on Saturday. He led by one stroke over Kent Copeland of NC State, who shot 69 on Saturday, and Michael Schachner of Duke, who also had a 72 on Saturday.

The final round of the River Landing Intercollegiate tees off on Sunday morning. Seven teams are using this event as their final tuneup for next weekend's Atlantic Coast Conference Championships.

TEAM STANDINGS

T1 North Carolina State 288 286 574 -2
T1 Duke University      284 290 574 -2
3 Wake Forest Univ.     287 294 581 +5
4 Memphis, U. of        292 290 582 +6
5 Florida State         284 299 583 +7
6 East Carolina Univ.   294 298 592 +16
T7 Maryland, U. of      286 307 593 +17
T7 Kansas, U. of        299 294 593 +17
9 North Carolina        297 297 594 +18
10 Virginia, U. of      298 299 597 +21
11 Tulsa                296 302 598 +22
12 Rice University      300 299 599 +23
13 Houston, Univ. of    299 309 608 +32
14 Navy                 303 309 612 +36
15 Liberty University   300 313 613 +37

MARYLAND SCORES
T7. Donnie Shin 72-71--143; T10. Chris Gold 69-76--145; T33. Adam Cohn* 78-71--149; T56. Tom Hanna III 72-81--153; T64. Andrew Kay 75-79--154; Brendan Tracy 73-wd.
* - played as individual


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