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April 18, 1998

NEW LONDON, N.C.–The University of Virginia golf team moved into fifth place after today’s second round of the ACC Men’s Golf Championships at the Old North State Club at Uwharrie Point in New London, N.C.

The Cavaliers began today’s play in sixth place but fired a 287 to move past Duke into fifth place. The Cavaliers have a 36-hole total of 576, two strokes behind fourth-place North Carolina. N.CD. State is in first place with a 19-under par 557, two strokes ahead of Clemson. Georgia Tech is third at 568.

Defending ACC and NCAA Champion Charles Warren of Clemson shot his second straight round of 68 to take over the individual lead. He stands at 8-under par 136. He is followed closely by teammate Jonathan Byrd and North Carolina’s Don Hill, who are both at 6-under par 138. Clemson’s John Engler is fourth at 5-under.

James Driscoll is in a tie for fifth place to lead Virginia. He shot a 3-under par 69 this afternoon and is 4-under par 140 through 36 holes. Cameron Yancey is 21st at even-par 144, while Lewis Chitengwa is one stroke behind. Mike Mitchell, who fired a 71 yesterday, is tied for 27th at 148 and Andrea Brotto is tied for 44th at 155.

The Championships conclude with 18 holes Sunday beginning at 8:30 AM.

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