Conway Captures First; Bruins Tie for Second

Oct. 14, 2003

The top-ranked UCLA men's golf team tied for second place in the Alister MacKenzie Invitational, hosted by California at the Meadow Club in Fairfield, CA.

UCLA senior All-American Steve Conway fired a final round 68 to capture medalist honors for the third time in his career. Conway's 54-hole score of 13-under par 200 (67-65-68) broke the tournament record set last year and was one shot off the school record.

As a team, the Bruins finished two shots behind Cal, which rallied from a 14-shot deficit to win the event. UCLA posted a team score of four-under par 281 in the final round for a three-round total of 835, 17-under par, tied with Northwestern. Oregon State finished fourth at 845, followed by San Jose State at 847.

UCLA's other players carded the following scores: Roy Moon, tied for 20th at 213 after a final round 70 and John Poucher tied for 26th at 214 (70). Travis Johnson tied for 31st at 215 and John Merrick tied for 36th at 216.

The next tournament on the Bruins' schedule is The Prestige, Nov. 3-4 at the La Quinta Resort.