April 26, 2014

RAMS TAKE THREE-STROKE LEAD INTO FINAL ROUND OF ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIP

LUTZ, Fla.  – Nearly 800 miles separates Richmond, Virginia and the TPC Tampa Bay Golf Course. The two universities that call the River City home will take to the course on Sunday in a battle for the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championship.

VCU, the preseason favorite in the A-10, enters Championship Sunday with a three-stroke lead over the University of Richmond after the Rams carded a +17 (301) on day two. Overall, the Black & Gold are +19, three strokes ahead of the Spiders and 20 strokes ahead of third-place George Washington and Dayton.

Senior Rocky Khara leads the way for the Rams with his second straight day of 1-over 72. His 2-over score of 144 sits in a tie for third, four strokes back of tournament leader Josh Stauffer of St. Bonaventure.

Freshman Enej Sarkanj equaled Khara's 1-over 72 to vault into a tie for sixth-place overall with teammate Adam Ball, who carded a 78 on the day. Both Rams sit at 5-over for the tournament.

Senior Matt Ball Jr. is in a four-way tie for eighth overall, two back of teammates Sarkanj and Ball at 7-over for the tournament.

Championship round play begins at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning. The Rams hit the links at 9:45 a.m. Fans can stay tuned to VCUathletics.com for more updates or follow live scoring at Golfstat.com. 

View: Mobile | Desktop