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Egloff Atop Leaderboard; Tars Sixth at UNA

Morgan Egloff
Morgan Egloff

FLORENCE, Ala. (October 15, 2018) – Morgan Egloff had a career day and leads the field after the first two rounds at the TVA Credit Union Invitational, hosted by North Alabama.

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Rollins shot matching rounds of 295 and is sixth at 14-over. Jacksonville State leads the way at nine-under with Arkansas Tech second at three-under and host UNA third at even-par. 

Egloff was second after the first round with a three-under 69. He started on No. 5 and quickly went two under after three holes. He took a bogey on No. 12, but got the stroke back with a birdie two holes later. Egloff added another birdie on No. 1 and closed with three pars to stay at three-under. In the second round he was even more impressive, totaling seven birdies with the only blemish being another bogey on the par-four 12th.  His 66 is a collegiate career-best round. 

Egloff leads the field by three strokes with his nine-under 135. 

Trystan Perkins is tied for 20th at three-over, shooting rounds of 71-76. Justin Karlins, making his first career start, turned in scores of 77-74 and is tied for 34th at seven-over. 

Will Hall posted scores of 78-81 and is tied for 51st at 15-over while Nicholas Bessire is tied for 57th at 20-over, shooting 85-79.

The Tars also have a trio of individuals playing in the tournament. Mason Fox is tied for 31st, shooting 76 in the opening round and coming back with a two-over 74 in the second. Marc Holzhauer is tied for 55th at 18-over with scores of 80-82 and Nicholas Diebel shot 84-81 and is 60th.

The TVA Credit Union Invitational will conclude Tuesday with 18 final holes at Turtle Point Yacht & Country Club.