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October 20, 2008

Golden Eagle men's team in seventh place after first day at APSU Tourney

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Jared Dunn is Tennessee Tech's individual leader and the Golden Eagles are tied for seventh place among 17 teams after the first two rounds of the 54-hole F&M Bank Intercollegiate hosted by Austin Peay.

Host Austin Peay holds the team lead following play Monday, while Tech is in a four-way tie for seventh place along with Morehead State, Dayton and Eastern Illinois. The four are just five shots out of fifth place.

The Golden Eagles opened with a 298 in the first round, then improved by nine shots to post a 298 in the second go-round at the Links at Novadell. The Links at Novadell are set up as a par-72, 6,841-yard layout for the tournament.

Dunn is in 15h place after shooting rounds of 71 and 72 on Monday for a 143. Wesley Korth is next for the Golden Eagles, holding 27th place with a 75-71--146 total. Jake Heatherly (75-72--147) is tied for 31st, Blake Garrison (77-76--153) is tied for 66th place, and Joshua Simer (81-74--155) is tied for 75th place.