Penn State in Control in East Regional

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College CentralThe Penn State Men's Golf team ended the second day of NCAA East Regional competition in first place among a 27-team field. The Lions shot 5 over par for a total score of 575. Junior Greg Pieczynski (Kingston, Pa.) leads the Lions in their five-man field firing a 71 for the second consecutive day to sit two strokes over par.
 
Pieczynski currently holds a tie for ninth place, while senior Ted Neville (Oklahoma City, Okla.) shot a 3-over 70 to finish the round in a tie for 19th place. Junior Mark Leon rebounded from a 4 over par finish yesterday to a 1-over 70 today as he holds 24th place. Marco Poccia (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) shot three over par on the day and Jason Pannone (East Greenwich, R.I.) ended his round 6 over par.
 
Yesterday's leader, Florida (576), dropped to second place after carding a 10 over par 290 on the day. North Carolina (577) jumped to No. 3 as they shot the second best score among all teams in the round with a 3 over par. Clemson (579) and Georgia Tech (579) finished in a tie for fourth place to round out the top five. The top 10 teams from the Regional will advance to the NCAA Division I Men's Championship (June 1-4 in Hot Springs, Va.)
 
Team Leaderboard
1   Penn State U. +15   F     +5   290   285   575
2 Florida +16 F +10 286 290 576
3 North Carolina +17 F +3 294 283 577
T4 Clemson +19 F +11 288 291 579
T4 Georgia Tech +19 F +8 291 288 579
T6 Auburn +20 F +6 294 286 580
T6 Georgia +20 F +13 287 293 580
8 Rhode Island, U. of +21 F +9 292 289 581
9 Wake Forest Univ. +24 F +8 296 288 584
T10 Jacksonville St. +28 F +2 306 282 588
T10 Georgia State Univ. +28 F +20 288 300 588
T12 Tennessee, Univ. of +29 F +12 297 292 589
T12 Duke University +29 F +15 294 295 589
T12 North Carolina State +29 F +10 299 290 589
15 Vanderbilt +30 F +11 299 291 590
16 South Carolina +32 F +13 299 293 592
17 Georgia Southern +34 F +12 302 292 594
T18 Augusta State +36 F +12 304 292 596
T18 Louisiana State U. +36 F +12 304 292 596
20 UAB +37 F +23 294 303 597
21 Maryland, U. of +44 F +18 306 298 604
22 Binghamton Univ. +49 F +17 312 297 609
23 Towson University +50 F +20 310 300 610
24 Georgetown Univ. +51 F +27 304 307 611
25 Yale University +53 F +22 311 302 613
26 Army +54 F +24 310 304 614
27 Long Island U-Brklyn +74 F +33 321 313 634