Men's Golf Tied For Ninth After Two Rounds Of Cleveland Golf Classic
March 4, 2002
Westlake Village, Calif. - The Stanford men's golf team is tied for ninth place after two rounds of the 25th Annual Cleveland Golf Classic held at the North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village on Monday. Blake Mastalir leads the Cardinal after the first day of play with a 145 (73-72) to tie for tenth.
The Cardinal fired a 290 in the first round, but followed up with a 309 in the afternoon round. USC shot a two-round total of 581 to take the lead, two strokes ahead of Oregon (583). Washington is third (586), followed by Fresno State (587) and California (592). Stanford is tied with Alabama-Birmingham with a team total of 599.
Brock MacKenzie of Washington is on top of the individual leaderboard with a score of 139. Fresno State's Nick Watney and USC's Ben Hayes are tied for second with a two-round total of 142.
Kevin Blue is tied for 39th with a total of 152 (73-79), one stroke ahead of teammate Philip Rowe who is tied for 46th with a 153 (73-80). Jim Seki shot a 155 (71-84) and Pat Phillips a 160 (82-78) to tie for 62nd and 71st, respectively.
The Cleveland Golf Classic finishes up tomorrow, Tuesday, with the final round beginning with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start off the 1st and 10th tees.
TEAM SCORES (par 568)
1. USC 296-285-581, 2. Oregon 296-287-583, 3. Washington 293-293-586, 4. Fresno State 291-296-587, 5. California 287-305-592, 6. Pepperdine 301-293-594, 7. New Mexico 298-300-598, 7. Arizona State 311-287-598, 9. Alabama-Birmingham 300-299-599, 9. Stanford 290-309-599, 11. BYU 310-291-601, 12. Houston 307-296-603, 13. UCLA 301-304-605, 13. Arkansas 298-307-605, 15. Oregon State 311-303-614, 16. USC #2 312-324-636.
TOP INDIVIDUAL SCORES (par 142)
1. Brock Mackenzie, Washington, 71-68-139, T2. Nick Watney, Fresno State, 72-70-142, T2. Ben Hayes, USC, 71-71-142, T4. Kevin Stadler, USC, 75-68-143, T4. Jason Allred, Pepperdine, 73-70-143, T4. Scott Carlyle, California, 70-73-143, T7. Aaron Byers, Oregon, 75-69-144, T7. John Merrick, UCLA, 73-71-144, T7. Brandon White, Pepperdine, 73-71-144, T10. Kyle Wight, BYU, 76-69-145, T10. Blake Mastalir, Stanford, 73-72-145.