The 2001 U.S. Amateur champion completed 36 holes at nine-under-par 135.
Steve Pate, David Branshaw and Rick Fehr tied for seventh place at five-under- par 139. Jeff Gove, Deane Pappas, Jimmy Green, Jerry Smith, David McKenzie, Richard S. Johnson and Ryan Hietala shared 10th place at four-under-par 140.
The 36-hole cut fell at one-under-par 143 with 69 players qualifying for the weekend. Troy Matteson, who is second on the 2005 Nationwide Tour money list, made the cut on the number after a round of 70.
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