Tech, Schniederjans Bolt to Lead at Carpet Capital Collegiate

Sep 6, 2013

Rocky Face, Ga. – Ollie Schniederjans fired a 5-under-par 67, leading fourth-ranked Georgia Tech to a 10-stroke lead after the first round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club.

Complete First-Round Results

Anders Albertson and Richard Werenski each shot 2-under-par 70, while Bo Andrews added a 73 for the Yellow Jackets, who opened their fall season with an 8-under-par score of 280. North Carolina (290, +2) stands 10 strokes back in second place, followed by 11th-ranked Georgia (291), Clemson (294) and North Florida (295).

Tech was the only team among the 14 competing to break par as a team Friday, as the 7,012-yard, par 72 Farm played firm and fast in near-perfect weather conditions.

“This was a very positive start to the year,” said head coach Bruce Heppler, beginning his 19th year at the helm of the Yellow Jackets. There were some very challenging hole locations today which made it hard to get approach shots close. Our goal is to have all five guys in the game going into the closing holes each day, which we did today.”

Schniederjans bogeyed only the par-3 5th, and made birdie four times in a five-hole stretch on the back nine to take a one-stroke lead individually over the Tar Heels’ Bailey Patrick (68). Albertson and Werenski are tied for third at 70. Only nine of the 75 individuals in the field broke par Friday.

Andrews is tied for 17th, while Seth Reeves, who did not count for Tech Friday, is tied for 23rd with a 74.

Tech has won the Carpet Capital Collegiate six times in its 24-year history, but has not captured the title since 2001. The 280 score Friday was the best shot by the Yellow Jackets in one round since 2006.

The field will tee off holes 1 and 10 for Saturday’s second round, and Tech is scheduled to begin its round at 10:40 a.m. at No. 1.

CARPET CAPITAL COLLEGIATEThe Farm Golf Club, Rocky Face, Ga.First-Round Results

TEAM STANDINGS 1 Georgia Tech 280 280 -8 2 North Carolina 290 290 +2 3 Georgia 291 291 +3 4 Clemson 294 294 +6 5 North Florida 295 295 +7 T6 LSU 297 297 +9 T6 Kennesaw State 297 297 +9 T8 Middle Tennessee St. 298 298 +10 T8 Texas 298 298 +10 10 Auburn 299 299 +11 11 Wake Forest 301 301 +13 12 South Carolina 302 302 +14 T13 Tennessee 306 306 +18 T13 Chattanooga 306 306 +18

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS 1 Ollie Schniederjans Georgia Tech 67 67 -5 2 Bailey Patrick North Carolina 68 68 -4 T3 Anders Albertson Georgia Tech 70 70 -2 T3 Richard Werenski Georgia Tech 70 70 -2 T5 Davis Bunn Chattanooga 71 71 -1 T5 Payne Denman Middle Tennessee St. 71 71 -1 T5 Joey Garber Georgia 71 71 -1 T5 Gavin Hall Texas 71 71 -1 T5 Austin Langdale Clemson 71 71 -1 T10 Jimmy Beck Kennesaw State 72 72 E T10 Michael Cromie Georgia 72 72 E T10 Henry Do North Carolina 72 72 E T10 Matt Gilchrest Auburn 72 72 E T10 Stewart Jolly LSU 72 72 E T10 Lee McCoy Georgia 72 72 E T10 Carlos Segura Oliva Kennesaw State 72 72 E

GEORGIA TECH SCORES 1 Ollie Schniederjans -5 67 67 T3 Richard Werenski -2 70 70 T3 Anders Albertson -2 70 70 T17 Bo Andrews +1 73 73 T23 Seth Reeves +2 74 74

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