Cal Men's Golf in 10th Place After First Day of Western Intercollegiate

March 28, 2005

SANTA CRUZ, CA - The University of California men's golf team, led by true freshman Michael Jensen, is in a tie for 10th place after the first two rounds of the 59th annual Western Intercollegiate, played at the Pasatiempo Golf Course in Santa Cruz. The Golden Bears shot a 290 after round one, trailing only Cal Poly (283) and UCLA (289), but fell back with a 308 in the second round for a combined 598.

Jensen is tied for eighth place in the individual standings after shooting an even par 70 in the first round, and a 74 in the second round for a four-over 144. Jensen's 70 in the first round trailed only UCLA's Daniel Im (32-36) and Cal Poly's J.J. Scurich (35-33), who shot two-under 68s.

Junior Fredrik Svanberg shot the second-best two rounds for the Bears with a 149 (72-77, +9), and is tied for 28th. Senior Jeff Hood is next on the Cal scoring list with a 151 (75-76, +11), tied for 43rd. Redshirt freshman Jeff Vetterick is tied for 61st with a 154 (73-81, +14), and sophomore Brandon Beck is tied for 78th with a 158 (77-81, +18).

The tournament will conclude Tuesday with 18 holes being played, beginning at 8 a.m. The Bears finished second at last year's Western Intercollegiate.

1. Oregon 5822. Kansas 5843. UCLA   586

10. Cal 598

Cal Individuals

T 8th Michael Jensen 70-74-144 +4

T 28th Fredrik Svanberg 72-77-149 +9

T 48th Jeff Hood 75-76-151 +11

T 61st Jeff Vetterick 73-81-154 +14

T 78th Brandon Beck 77-81-158 +18

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