UCLA Sixth after 36 Holes at CordeValle
Nov. 4, 2008
The UCLA men's golf team was in sixth place after 36 holes of the CordeValle Collegiate, which the Bruins are hosting in San Martin, Calif.
UCLA matched its opening round score of 374 (+14) on Tuesday and was at 748 (+28). USC was the tournament frontrunner at one-under par 719 and owned a 19-stroke lead over second place Stanford (738, +18). Washington was third at 739 (+19), followed by Charlotte and Arkansas at 746 (+26).
In the five-player, count six format, only two Bruins were among the Top 20. Freshmen Gregor Main was tied for seventh place and Beau Schoolcraft was tied for 17th. Main recorded his second straight even par round of 72 and was just four shots behind the leader at 144. Schoolcraft carded a 75 (+3) and was at 148 (+4). Tied for 38th at 152 (+8) were senior Erik Flores (76), freshman Mauricio Azcue (74) and sophomore Philip Francis (75). Freshman Alex Kim posted a 79 (+7) and was tied for 60th at 157 (+13).
Sophomore Connor Driscoll, playing as an individual, was tied for 20th at 149 (+5) after posting a 75 (+3) on Tuesday.
USC's Tim Sluiter took the 36-hole lead, firing his second consecutive 70 (-2) and held a one-stroke lead at 140 (-4) over teammate Matthew Giles.
The final round continues on Wednesday.
For complete scores, click here.