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Golf Continues Strong Play at BIG EAST Championship
Adrian Halimi (pictured) and John Pavelko are both tied for 16th place heading into Tuesday's final round.

Adrian Halimi (pictured) and John Pavelko are both tied for 16th place heading into Tuesday's final round.

April 29, 2013

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The DePaul men’s golf team slipped into sixth place after combining for a seven-over (295), in the second round of the BIG EAST Championship on Monday.  Playing the Watson Course at the Reunion Resort the Blue Demons started the day in a three-way tie for fifth place and were led by John Pavelko and Adrian Halimi, who both finished one-over for the round.

“We played pretty well today,” Blue Demon head coach Betty Kaufmann said. “Heading into tomorrow’s final round we need to make a few more putts.  We’ve had opportunities but have not been able to capitalize.  I look forward to seeing our guys finish the tournament strong on Tuesday.”

After beginning the second round tied for 19th -- both Pavelko and Halimi moved up three spots on the leaderboard and are in five-way tie for 16th place.  Pavelko and Halimi are each three-over for the tournament and carded a 73 on Monday.

Moritz Ackerhans is tied for 21st and is four-over for the tournament after shooting a 75 today.  Russell Budd took two strokes off his first round and carded a 74 to move into a tie for 29th.  Moritz Hausweiler carded a 77 in the second round and is plus-10 for the tournament.  

Despite taking two strokes off its first round team total, DePaul (592) is three strokes behind Connecticut (589) and eight strokes behind Notre Dame (584), who is in fourth place.  USF leads the field heading into the final round and has combined for a team score of 577 (+1).

David Tepe from Cincinnati continues to lead the field and is six-under for the tournament.  Tepe matched his score from the first round and carded a 69 (-3) on Monday.

The final round of the BIG EAST Championship gets underway on Monday beginning at 8 a.m. (ET) when Hausweiler steps into the tee box.  Pavelko has an 8:40 a.m. tee time and is the last Blue Demon to start Tuesday’s final round.