Stanford Tied For Sixth After First Round OF UH-Hilo Invitational
Feb. 5, 2009
KOHALA COAST, Hawaii - Fifth-ranked Stanford is in a tie for sixth place after completing the first round of play in the UH-Hilo Open today on the Mauna Lani Resort North Course in the Hawaiian Islands.
No. 74 sophomore Steve Ziegler went one-under-par on the day with a 71 to lead the Cardinal, putting him into a tie for 14th at the moment. Sophomore Sihwan Kim and Senior Dodge Kemmer carded two-over-par 74 and freshman David Chung posted a three-over-par 75 to round out the counted scores for the round for Stanford.
The Cardinal shares sixth place with Oklahoma. No. 11 Washington leads the pack in first, followed by second-ranked USC and Oregon in second and third, respectively. The Huskies are seven-under-par with a cumulative score of 281 and are four strokes ahead of the Trojans. The Cardinal trails Washington by 13 strokes with two rounds left to play.
Ziegler is five strokes behind UH-Hilo's Rodolfo Estrada, who leads with a six-under-par 66,
The second round will get underway tomorrow morning (Thursday) at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start.