Stanford Men Tied For Eighth At NCAA West Regional
May 18, 2007
Tempe, Ariz. - The Stanford men's golf team, the West Regional top seed and second-ranked team in the nation by the three major polls, shot an 8-under 280 (277-280) and is tied for eighth with Arizona and New Mexico at 19-under 557 at the NCAA West Regional in Tempe, Arizona. The Cardinal is trying to make the NCAA Championship for the second time second time in the past 10 seasons (2005) as they have six wins in 11 tournaments on the year. They are a seven-time NCAA champion with last coming in 1994.
UCLA leads the field at 35 under par 541 after carding a 15 under 273 today. Rounding out the top five are South Carolina (542), Southern California (550), Arizona State (550), Washington (555) and East Tennessee St. (555).
Freshman Joseph Bramlett led the Cardinal charge today shooting a five under par 67. His two round total of 138 puts him tied for 23rd overall. Also tied for 23rd is senior Zack Miller who carded a one under 71 this afternoon. Senior Matt Savage is tied for 50th with a three under 141 (70-71) while teammates Rob Grube (69-74) and Daniel Lim (72-71) are tied for 68th at one under 143.
ASU's Benjamin Alvarado and Southern Cal's Jamie Lovemark are tied for top individual honors at 12 under 132.
The top 10 teams and top two individuals not on those teams will advance to the 2007 NCAA Championships held in Williamsburg, Va., May 30-June 2 at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (hosted by Virginia Commonwealth). Admission is free to the event. On Saturday (May 19), the third and final round begins play at 6:30 a.m. from both No. 1 and No. 10 tees with the last group teeing at 1:07 p.m. The leaders will tee off early.
Live scoring of the tournament is available at www.golfstat.com.