(GAINESVILLE) – The No. 6 University of North Georgia men’s golf team posted a two-over par 290 second round to finish the first day of the Mizuno Intercollegiate at the Chattahoochee Golf Club in sole possession of third place following the first day of competition.

Noah ZedikerEvan Thompson, and Gabe Larson lead the Nighthawks with a 36-hole total of 143 to place them tied for 11th.

The Nighthawks shot a 283 (-5) in the opening round before falling back slightly with a 290 (+2) in the second round. Will Chambless (70-74–144, 17th) sits just one stroke behind the top three Nighthawks.

Anderson is currently in first with a 16-under-par total, two strokes ahead of the second place No. 7 West Florida.

Clayton State (Even), No. 5 Georgia Southwestern (+2), and No. 1 Lee University (+4) round out the top six team scores.

The 20-team tournament field features seven teams ranked in the Top-10 of the NCAA Division II Bushnell/Golfweek preseason poll.

The third and final round is set to start at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course in Gainesville.