Temple senior Matt Teesdale shot a 69 Tuesday in the second round of the U.S. Amateur at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga., to finish at even-par 143 for the two days and advance to the match-play round.
His Owls teammate, junior Brandon Matthews, who was a quarterfinalist in the 2013 U.S. Amateur, missed the cut by 1 stroke. Matthews shot a 2-over 73 to finish 3-over par for the opening two rounds.
"It feels really good," Teesdale said about advancing to match play. "I'm just glad I had the opportunity to qualify and compete with the best amateurs in the world and to make the cut shows I can play with the best of them."