Freshman List shoots 9-under 63 in Puerto Rico

Vanderbilt freshman Luke List, the Southeastern Conference's reigning Golfer of the Week, shot a second round, nine-under par 63 at the Hyatt/Dorado Beach Intercollegiate to set a new Commodore 18-hole record. The Ringgold, Ga., native carded nine birdies and nine pars, during a bogey-free tour of the par-72, 6,980-yard layout, to tie the course record at the Dorado Beach Golf Club in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Vanderbilt freshman Luke List, the Southeastern Conference's reigning Golfer of the Week, shot a second round, nine-under par 63 at the Hyatt/Dorado Beach Intercollegiate to set a new Commodore 18-hole record. The Ringgold, Ga., native carded nine birdies and nine pars, during a bogey-free tour of the par-72, 6,980-yard layout, to tie the course record at the Dorado Beach Golf Club in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The previous school record of 65 had been shared by both List, who fired a 65 during the final round at the Country Club of Louisiana Intercollegiate during the 2003 fall season, and former VU All-America Brandt Snedeker, who carded two 65's in winning the 2002 Mason Rudolph individual title.

The Black and Gold squad currently sits in fourth position at the Hyatt/Dorado Beach after firing a second round total of 288 (E). The ‘Dores trail Georgia State by two shots, Kentucky, yesterday's first-round leader, by four strokes and the tournament leader Baylor by 12 shots heading into round three on Tuesday.

Sophomore Will Armstrong, after carding a 4-over 76 during opening round play, established a new 18-hole personal record with a 1-under par 73 on Monday. He now stands at 5-over par 149. The Austin, Texas, native had established his low-round mark of 75 during last weekend's opening 18 holes of the Seminole Intercollegiate.

Junior Ben McClung (Ponte Vedra, Fla.) followed yesterday's 78 with a 3-over par 75 to sit at 9-over par 153, while fellow junior Mark Donnell (Mobile, Ala.) is at 10-over par 154 after scores of 75-79.

Lance Goodson, a junior from Birmingham, Ala., carded a 5-over 77 on Monday for a two-day score of 13-over par 156.

Vanderbilt will close out play at the Hyatt/Dorado Beach Intercollegiate on Tuesday beginning at 7:40 a.m.

Unofficial Individual Scores
Luke List            77-63*= 140 (-4)
Will Armstrong     76-73 =  149 (+5)
Ben McClung       78-75 =  153 (+9)
Mark Donnell       75-79 =  154 (+10)
Lance Goodson    79-77 =  156 (+13)
* New Vanderbilt 18-Hole Record

Team Results

1) Baylor                 298-284        582

2) Kentucky             296-292        588

3) Georgia State       297-295        592

4) Vanderbilt            306-288        594

5) Southern Miss      300-299        599

6) Georgia Southern  311-289        600

7) Old Dominion        313-308        621


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