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Pepperdine Tied for Ninth After two Rounds of General Jim Hackler Championship

March 11, 2007

Murrells Inlet, S.C. -

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Pepperdine junior Eric Shriver shot a first-round 3-under par 69 and followed it with an even-par 72, and is tied for the seventh place after 36 holes of the General Jim Hackler Championship that opened Sunday at the par-72, 6,950-yard TPC of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.

Shriver's two-round total of 3-under par 141 helped the Waves to a 9-over par 585 and tie for ninth-place in the 18-team field. Lamar is atop the team standings heading into Monday's final round after shooting a 23-under par score of 553. The Cardinal holds a seven-shot lead over second-place USC (560).

Host Coastal Carolina (572) is third followed by Duke (573), and Tulsa and East Tennessee, who are tied for fifth at 4-over par 574.

The Waves opened with a 3-over par 281 before shooting a 6-over par 294 to tie Purdue for ninth place.

East Tennessee State's Ryhs Davies and USC's Tom Glissmeyer posted 9-under par scores of 135 to share the 36-hole lead. Dawie Van Der Walt of Lamar is one-shot back in third place while Charlotte's Corey Nagy (137) is fourth and Lamar's Casey Clendenon (138) is fifth.

After opening with a 3-over par 75, junior Jesse Barnsley came back with an even-par 72 and is tied for 40th.

Final-round play is scheduled for Monday and can be followed live on the Internet at www.Golfstat.com.