CONOVER, N.C. -- The No. 3 University of South Carolina Aiken golf team leads the field after the second day of the NCAA Division II Golf Championship, hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne.
The Pacers are competing on the Rock Barn Golf & Spa Course, which covers 7,021 yards and par is 71.
St. Leo (568) and Nova Southeastern (570) round out the top three teams. Central Missouri (573) and Lynn (573) are tied for fourth while Simon Fraser (574), Barry (579) and Chico State (580) round out the top eight squads.
Brandon Robinson-Thompson led USC Aiken by posting a 3-under par 68. He accounted for five birdies, four of which came on holes that were par-4. Robinson-Thompson's two-day tally is 3-under par 139, which is currently good enough for third place.
Hubert Tisserand continued his solid play by posting a 1-over par 72, for the second round. His two-day total is 1-under par 141. Tisserand garnered birdies on the par-5, 569-yard No. 18 and the par-4, 444-yard No. 7 holes. He is currently tied for seventh.
Johnson Holliday notched an outstanding round with six birdies en route to his 2-under par 69. Through the first 36 holes, Holliday is tied for 18th with a 1-over par 143. He accounted for a birdie on the par-3, 187-yard No. 3 hole in addition to three par-4 holes and a pair of par-5 holes.
Axel Ostensson totaled a 4-over par 75, for the round and sits in 34th place with a 4-over par 145. During the second round, Ostensson posted a birdie on the par-3, 15-yard No. 15 hole. He shot an even par over the final seven holes of the round.
Andrew Ward tallied a 3-over par 74, on the second day of competition. He is currently tied for 74th with an 11-over par 152. Ward chipped in a pair of birdies over the final 10 holes of the round, shooting 1-under par during that stretch.
The Pacers were in third place after they finished play, but Nova Southeastern and Lynn both lost ground, enabling the squad to take over first place.
The final round prior to match play is slated for Wednesday, May 20. The Pacers are slated to tee off at 12:55 p.m. Ward opens things up (12:55 p.m.) and is followed by Ostensson (1:06 p.m.), Holliday (1:17 p.m.), Tisserand (1:28 p.m.) and Robinson-Thompson (1:39 p.m.).