Alabama men, Arkansas women hold Blessings leads entering final round

We’re two rounds through the Blessings Collegiate Invitational, and here’s where things stand entering Wednesday’s final round in Fayetteville, Arkansas:

Men’s team leader: Alabama. The Tide have reentered the chat. Four players shot under par Tuesday as Alabama fired a 6-under 282 to take a two-shot lead over first-round leader Tennessee. Sophomore Tyler Lipscomb led the way with a 3-under 69 that pushed him into a share of 15th individual. Sophomore Thomas Ponder and senior Wilson Furr, the U.S. Amateur medalist two months ago, sit T-4 and T-9, respectively. But the big story this week has been senior Davis Shore, who has missed much of the past two seasons because of a hip injury but fired one of three 1-under 71s for Alabama in Round 2. Shore, who is T-20, had surgery in Summer 2019, missed nearly six months of action and has almost fallen outside the top 2,000

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