Morris remains in first heading into final round of NCAA Tournament
Centre has a team score of 896 following Thursday's play. Greensboro College is currently leading the event with an 877. Methodist is in second place with a score of 880 and Texas Lutheran University rounds out the top three with an 882.
Morris was able to hold onto the lead, which he gained in the second round of play, with a score of 71 on the third day of play to give him a 203. He opened the NCAA Men's Championship by posting a 67 and followed that up with a 65 on the second day of action.
Sophomore Grant Hinton (Elizabethtown, Ky.) improved in the third round by posting a 74 to give him a three day total of 229. He is tied for 49th place. Senior Lyndon Jones (Taswell, Ind.), sophomore Patrick Davidson (Louisville, Ky.), and sophomore Kenyon Cook (Lexington, Ky.) each shot a 77 on Thursday. Jones is tied for 51st and is one shot behind Hinton with a 230. Davidson, who has a three day total of 235, is tied for 69th. Cook is sitting tied for 74th with a 237.
Tain Lee from Claremont Mudd Springs is in second place in the individual standings with a 208 and Jeremy Sanders is one stroke behind in third place with a 209.
"I'm really proud of our young men today, it was a complete team effort. Chris was solid as usual, and we got great play today from Grant with a 73. Lyndon played another solid round with 77 and Patrick, as well as Kenyon had their low rounds of the week with 77's," stated assistant coach Tom Campbell.
"The conditions were tough and our guys responded well. We are excited as a team for our chance to move up tomorrow and also for the opportunity that Chris has to be the individual champion!"
The fourth and final round of play will take place on Friday, May 13 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C.