No. 6 Stanford Leads The Field Heading Into Final Round Of USC Collegiate Invitational

Feb. 23, 2009

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WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. - The sixth-ranked Stanford men's golf team is currently atop the leaderboard by two strokes after playing two rounds today at the USC/Ashworth Collegiate Invitational.

The Cardinal collectively shot an eight-under-par 560. No. 79 BYU is in second place at six-under-par, and No. 27 California is in third with a three-over-par 571.

Three Stanford golfers, sophomore Steve Ziegler, freshman David Chung, and senior Dodge Kemmer, are all tied for second place after firing a three-under-par 139 and trail leader Gregor Main (UCLA) by one stroke. Ziegler shot par (71) in the first round and followed it up with a three-under 68 in the second, while Kemmer began with a 68 and followed with a 71. Chung shot a one-over 72 in the first round and recovered to shoot the day's second lowest round of 67.

Sophomore Sihwan Kim sits solely in 22nd with a one-over-par 143, while junior Jordan Cox (76th) struggled in the first round, shooting an 85, but recovered to make up 10 strokes and shoot a four-over-par 75 in the second round.

Senior Daniel Lim, who is competing as an individual, showed very well and is tied for 15th with an even-par 142. Sophomore Graham Brockington, also competing as an individual, is in a tie for 44th with a seven-over-par 149.

Tomorrow's third and final round will begin at 7:30 a.m. Stanford will tee off beginning with Jordan Cox at 8:20 a.m. from the first tee, and is paired with UCLA, BYU, and California. Live stats for the USC/Ashworth Invitational will be available on GolfStat.com. For more information on North Ranch C.C., please visit http://www.northranchcc.org/fw/main/Home-1.html.

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