DAUFUSKIE ISLAND, South CarolinaPayne McLeod and Stefan Brewer led the UNCW charge on Monday as the Seahawks, who shaved three strokes off the opening round score, moved up the leaderboard into fourth at the Rees Jones Invitational at Haig Point.

McLeod, who led the Seahawks with five birdies for the second straight day, carded a two-under-par 70 in the second round to jump from fifth into second and three strokes behind leader Chase Koepka of South Florida.

Brewer played his second even-par round of the tournament and is tied for fourth with Al Dickens of East Carolina and South Carolina’s Matthew NeSmith. Brewer opened the second round tied for ninth.

The Seahawks enter the final round six strokes behind leader South Florida. Kennesaw State is second and host South Carolina owns a one-stroke lead on UNCW.

UNCW will be paired with East Carolina and Troy in the final round and will tee off at 8:50 a.m.

UNCW Results: 2. Payne McLeod (71-70=141); T4. Stefan Brewer (72-72=144); T32. Ryan Nagy (75-77=152); T46. Josh Woodfox (78-77=155); T52. Preston Harrington (82-74=156)

UNCW Individual Results: T63. Thomas Lilly (82-76=158))

Birdies for Kaitlyn: 15 (McLeod 5)

Team Leaderboard: 1. South Florida (286-297=583); 2. Kennesaw State (290-297=587); 3. South Carolina (298-290=588); 4. UNCW (296-293=589); 5. East Carolina (298-292=590); 6. Troy (299-294=593); 7. Liberty (291-305=596); 8. Charlotte (291-306=597); 9. Middle Tennessee (299-300=599); 10. Georgia State (304-299=603); 11. Winthrop (307-301=608); 12. Charleston Southern (311-308=619)

Individual Leaderboard: 1. Chase Koepka (USF) 68-70=138; 2. Payne McLeod (UNCW) 71-70=141; 3. Jimmy Beck (KSU) 73-70=143; T4. Stefan Brewer (UNCW) 72-72=144; T4. Al Dickens (ECU) 70-74=144; T4. Matthew NeSmith (USC) 72-72=144; T7. Raoul Menard (CHA) 70-75=145; T7. Caleb Sturgeon (USC) 77-68=145; T7. Austin Vick* (KSU) 74-71=145; T10. Franco Castro (CHA) 74-72=146; T10. Michael Hocker* (Liberty) 71-75=146; T10. Will Murphy (USC) 72-74=146; T10. Zach Seabolt (WIN) 77-69=146

*playing as an individual