Newport News, Va. – The Richmond Spiders posted a second round best 298 to pull within three strokes of clubhouse leader VCU at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Golf Championship being played at TPC Tampa Bay in Lutz, Florida.
UR’s Danny Pizetoski fired an even par 71 on Saturday to vault him into second-place individually and helped the Spiders cut three strokes off the six stroke advantage the Rams held at the beginning of the round.
Colin McDade carded a 774 on Saturday for the Spiders, while David Germann shot a 77 to head into the final round in fifth-place individually.
Richmond caught VCU during a stretch on the back nine. The lead changed a handful of times down the stretch, with the Rams holding a three shot edge following the final group completing its round.
Rocky Khara shot his second consecutive 72 to pace VCU and place in tie for third individually. The Rams shot 298 as a team.
George Washington got a low round 69 from Jack Persons who vaulted himself into a tie with Khara in third-place. GW shot 303 for the round and is currently tied with Dayton for third place with a two-day total of 607.
St. Bonaventure’s Josh Stauffer followed up his strong opening round on Friday with a one over par, 72 on Saturday to maintain his place on top of the leaderboard, one shot in front of Pizetoski.