Saturday, May 22, 2010

Charlotte tied for 6th in NCAA East Regional

NEW HAVEN, CONN. - Sophomore Olafur Loftsson shot a 2-under-par 68 as Charlotte climbed into a tie for sixth place after two rounds of the NCAA East Regional at the par 70 Course at Yale.

The 49ers are tied with UNC Wilmington and East Tennessee State, one stroke behind fifth-place Virginia.

The top five teams will advance to the NCAA Championship, June 1-6 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Loftsson led the 49ers to a 1-over 281 in the second round. Charlotte has a two-round score of 6-over 566.

Texas and Kent State share the second-round lead at five-under par.

-- Observer News Services