Bears Make Big Move Up Leaderboard at NCAA Regionals
May 17, 2002
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Cal men's golf team made a big move up the leaderboard on the second day of the NCAA West Regionals Friday afternoon at New Mexico.
The Bears, who entered the day in 24th place, shot the low round of the day, a 2-under-par 286. As a result, Cal is now alone in 15th place with a two-day total of 594. The Bears' score represented an improvement of 22 strokes from their Thursday round.
UNLV leads the three-day, 27-team event at 6-over-par 582, while Fresno State (583) and Washington (584) are close behind. The Top 10 teams after Saturday's final round advance to the NCAA championships at Ohio State later this month. For the Bears to go, they will need to make up five strokes on Pepperdine and Pacific, who are tied for 10th at 589.
Individually, sophomore Peter Tomasulo improved to 3-under-par 69 after opening with a 75 Thursday. With an even par 144, Tomasulo is tied for 10th. In addition, Jeff Hood was under par with a 70, while senior Walter Chun finished with a 72. Scott Carlyle (75) and Chris Ancheta (75) both lowered their scored dramatically from disappointing first rounds.
For complete results, visit www.golfstat.com and click on West Regionals.
NCAA Men's Golf Regional
Second Round Results
Teams1. UNLV 290-292 5822. Fresno State 290-293 5833. Washington 291-293 584T4. Arizona 292-293 585T4. San Diego State 289-296 585T6. Minnesota 290-298 588T6. New Mexico 293-295 588T6. Texas 285-303 588T10. Pacific 294-295 589T10. Pepperdine 292-297 589
Also15. California 308-286 594
Cal IndividualsT10. Peter Tomasulo 75-69 144T105. Scott Carlyle 80-75 155T118. Chris Ancheta 82-75 157T47. Jeff Hood 79-70 149T22. Walter Chun 74-72 146