UCLA Falls Back but Still Lead by Two
Feb. 6, 2006
The fifth-ranked UCLA men's golf team fell back to the field in the second round of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship, hosted by the University of North Florida at the Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
The Bruins posted a team score of 304 (+16) for a two-round total of 594 (+18). They lead second-place Texas Tech by two shots. The Red Raiders posted a team score of 295 (+7) to remain in contention at 596 (+20). Georgia State and Louisiana State were tied for third at 598 (+22), followed by Alabama at 600 (+24). LSU recorded a score of 290 on Monday, two-over par.
Individually for the Bruins, freshman Erik Flores posted a four-over par score of 76 in the second round, but remained tied for first at even par 144 with Texas Tech's Oscar Floren. Sophomore Kevin Chappell was tied for third place at 146 (+2) after posting a 73 (+1) on Monday. Sophomore Daniel Im was tied for 15th place at 150 (+6) after recording his second score of 75 (+3). Freshman James Lee was tied for 40th at 154 (+10) and junior Chris Heintz was tied for 51st at 158 (+14).
Final round action continues Tuesday.
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