MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Appalachian State University men's golf recorded two scores under-par on Monday, but remained in fifth place heading into the final round of the Bash at the Beach at The Surf Golf and Beach Club on Tuesday.
Junior Casey Komline paced the Mountaineers, scoring a 2-under 70, a four-shot improvement from his opening round score, which moved from 26th to 17th. Also in 17th, senior Josh Nichols carded a 71 (-1) for the second-best Appalachian score on the afternoon.
App State's top-scorer for the tournament is graduate student Daniel Walsh, who turned in a 72 (E) for a two-day total of 142 (-2). Walsh is currently tied for 11th and is seven shots behind leader Callum Tarren of first-place, Radford. The Highlanders fired a 274 (-14) as they lead second-place, Jacksonville, by ten strokes.
In the team standings, Appalachian is fifth after recording a 290, four strokes lower than the opening round, 294.
Sophomore Eric Eberspeaker continues to lead the individuals of the tournament, finishing the second round with a 71 (-1) after firing a career-best 69 (-3) to open the tournament.
Also playing as an individual, freshman Caleb Keck improved by a stroke with a 74 (+2). Keck is currently tied for 35th for the tournament.
The final round will begin on Tuesday at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start.