Bruins Capture Pac-10/Big Ten Challenge

Oct. 24, 2006

The sixth-ranked UCLA men's golf team won the third annual Pac-10/Big Ten Challenge Tuesday by five shots over rival USC. Oregon hosted the event at Pacific Dunes GC in Bandon, Ore.

The Bruins posted a round of 291 (+7) and finished with a 54-hole total of 885 (+33). USC placed second at 890 (+38), followed by Wisconsin at 894 (+42), Northwestern at 898 (+46) and Stanford 900 (+48).

Individually for the Bruins, junior Daniel Im finished second with a three-round total of 217 (+4) after posting a one-under par score of 70 in the final round. Sophomore Erik Flores and junior Kevin Chappell tied for fifth place at 224 (+11). Flores carded a final round 77 (+6) and Chappell signed for a 72 (+1). Sophomore Lucas Lee tied for 18th at 226 (+13) following a final round 73 (+2). Junior Craig Leslie tied for 37th at 231 (+18) after posting a 76 (+5) in the last round.

USC's Jamie Lovemark won his first collegiate event, firing a final round 67 (-4) to finish at 209 (-4).

Results were not immediately available for the Blue Team from the Santa Clara Invitational.

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