Stanford Maintains Lead At NCAA Championships

May 31, 2007

Williamsburg, Va. - The nationally ranked Stanford men's golf team holds a one-shot lead over Minnesota after two rounds of the 2007 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships at the par 70, 6,808-yard Golden Horseshoe Golf Club. The championships are being hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University.

After shooting five-under 275 on Day One, the Cardinal followed with atwo-under 278 for a two-day total of seven-under 553. The Golden Gophersshot four-under 276 on Thursday to climb within one of the lead atsix-under 554. Coastal Carolina is in third place at two-under 558 after asecond round of one-over 281. East Tennessee State shot even-par 280 forthe second consecutive day for a total of even-par 560.

Georgia Tech had the best team score on Day 2 with a five-under 275 toclimb from a tie for 20th place to a tie for sixth at three-over 263.

Junior Rob Grube is currently tied for third in the individual standings with a five-under 135 (64-71). Senior Zack Miller moved up from 29th into a tie for 14th overall after carding a one-under 69 this afternoon. His two day total is one-under 139 (70-69).

Sophomore Daniel Lim enters the third round tied for 29th overall with a one-over 141 (69-72) while senior Matt Savage is tied for 44th at two-over 142 (72-70).

Minnesota's Bronson LaCassie (Brisbane, Australia) leads the individualstandings at eight-under 132 after shooting five-under 65 on Thursday.Sophomore Jon Curran (Hopkinton, Mass.) is two strokes behind at six-under134 after shooting six-under 64. Freshman Joseph Bramlett rebounded from yesterday's difficult round to post a two-under 68 today. He is currently tied for 102nd with a 146 (78-68).

All 30 teams and six individuals will compete in the third round on Friday,June 1, beginning at 7 a.m. Cuts will be made following Friday's action forSaturday's final round, to include the top 15 teams and top six individualsnot on those 15 teams.

Live scoring is available through golfstat.com and through NCAASports.com.Live video webstreaming with audio commentary will be available for thefinal two rounds through Golf Week and accessible through NCAASports.com.

NCAA Men's Golf Championships
Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Gold Course) - Williamsburg, Va.

Top 10 Teams
1. Stanford 275-278-553 (-7)
2. Minnesota 278-276-554 (-6)
3. Coastal Carolina 277-281-558 (-2)
4. East Tennessee State 280-280-560 (E)
5. Charlotte 279-283-562 (+2)
T6. Georgia Tech 288-275-563 (+3)
T6. UCLA 283-280-563 (+3)
T8. TEXAS 278-288-566 (+6)
T8. Oklahoma State 287-279-566 (+6)
10. Alabama 284-283-567 (+7)

Stanford Golfers
T3. Rob Grube 64-71-135 (-5)
T14. Zack Miller 70-69-139 (-1)
T29. Daniel Lim 69-72 (+1)
T44. Matt Savage 72-70-142 (+2)
T102. Joseph Bramlett 78-68-146 (+6)

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