The 20th-ranked Emory men's golf team turned in another strong effort during Saturday's second at the Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational and remains in fourth place out of 29 teams. The 54-hole tourney is being played at the 6,620-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island.
The Eagles of head coach Mike Phillips finished second-day play be registering a team score of 291 to leave it 585 after 36 holes. Emory is just six strokes off the pace of leader Methodist University (579) and just one shot back of both Greensboro and Illinois Wesleyan, both of whom are at 584. Transylvania rounds out the top five at 586.
For the second straight day, senior Charles Raindre led the Emory effort with another round of 70 that leaves him at four-under 140, good for fourth place in the 147-player field. Junior Ryan Dagerman checked in with another round of 73 and stands in 18th place with a 146. Freshman Jonathan Chen rebounded nicely from Friday's mark of 78 and carded the squad's best performance of the day with a 69, giving him a 147 that ties for 26th position. Senior Nick Szem resides in 56th position at 152 after registering a 79 on Saturday.
Action concludes on Sunday.