MORROW, Ga.- Junior Jake Murphy (Hamilton, N.J.) shot an even par 144 in the opening two rounds of the State Farm Lake Collegiate Classic on Monday, leading the Cobras to a tie for fourth place with Armstrong Atlantic (+25). UNC Pembroke holds a 21 stroke lead over the Cobras in first place at +4, followed by Georgia Southwestern at +15 in second and West Georgia in third at +16.
Freshman Christopher Fuga (Phoenixville, Pa.) also had an outstanding opening two rounds as he finished in a tie for seventh at two-over par (146). Jared Crane (Greenville, S.C.) carded a 154 (+10), while Luke Coates (Florence, S.C.) finished with a 162 (+18) and Josh Clay (Stark County, Ohio) shot a 164 (+20).
The Cobras will complete the third and final round of the Laker Collegiate Classic on Tuesday on the par 72, 7202 yard course.