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Alabama Athletics | March 22, 2014

No. 1 Alabama, No. 5 Georgia tied for lead at Linger Longer after 36 holes

GREENSBORO, Ga. -- Alabama is tied for the lead after 36 holes at the Linger Longer Invitational on Saturday at 20-under-par 556 at the par-72, 7,073-yard Great Waters Course at Reynolds Plantation.

The top-ranked Crimson Tide are joined by No. 5 Georgia in first after the Bulldogs shot matching rounds of 10-under 278 on the opening day of play. The Tide opened with at 7-under 281, but shot the lowest score of the second round at 13-under 275.

True freshman Robby Shelton holds the 36-hole lead for the third time this season with a 9-under 135 total that is one shot better than Georgia's Joey Garber (-8, 136). Shelton opened with a 3-under 69 in the first round and equaled the day's lowest score with a 6-under 66 in round two that included a stretch of five birdies in six holes on the back nine.

Oklahoma held the first-round lead with an 18-under 270 but shot 7-over 295 in round two, slipping into a tie for third with Mercer at 11-under 565. Kennesaw State rounds out the top five headed into the final round at 5-under 571.

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