Trojans Tie For 5th At U.S. Intercollegiate
April 13, 2010
Freshman T.J. Vogel tied for eighth while junior Matt Giles tied for 16th as the No. 12 USC men's golf team tied for fifth at the U.S. Intercollegiate at the Stanford (Calif.) G.C. on Tuesday (April 13).
USC, playing in its final regular season event, was in the hunt for the team title after two rounds but finished tied with UCLA at 9-over 849 (288-276-285). It was USC's fifth straight event finishing in the top 5. Oregon won the 20-team event at 1-under 839 while San Diego State took second at 842. Washington was third (843) with Oregon State fourth (848), UCLA and USC tied for fifth and host Stanford seventh (853).
Vogel notched his third top 10 finish in his last four outings with a 2-under 208 (74-65-69). He was 1-under going out and an even coming in.
Giles finished in the top 16 for the second straight event, finishing at even 210 (70-70-70). He had two birdies on the front 9 and two bogeys on the back.
Freshman Martin Trainer tied for 19th at 2-over 212 (75-68-69), posting his fifth top 21 finish this season and back-to-back rounds in the 60s for the first time this season.
Freshman Stewart Hagestad, playing as an individual, tied for 72nd at 14-over 224 (74-76-74).
USC is off until the 2010 Pac-10 Championships, April 26-28, in Tempe, Ariz.