UCLA Blue Team Wins Again

Feb. 21, 2006

The UCLA men's golf Blue Team won its third tournament of the season Tuesday, rolling to an impressive victory at the Cougar Invitational, hosted by Cal State San Marcos at San Luis Rey Downs in Bonsall, CA.

The Bruin Blues posted scores of 287-290-285--862 (-2) to win for the second straight week. Last week the Blues won the Pala Mesa Invitational by 13 shots.

'The players continue to put themselves into a position to win,' said Assistant Coach Gus Montaño. 'They're doing all the right things and improving each week. They're eager to play every tournament.'

Freshman Lucas Lee won his first collegiate tournament title, beating teammate Craig Leslie by three shots. Lee posted rounds of 70-69-71--210 (-6). Leslie, who won his first tournament title last week, carded scores of 73-72-69--214 (-2). Sophomore Brandon Christianson posted scores of 73-72-74--221 (+5), sophomore Matt Marshall recorded rounds of 71-77-74--222 (+6) and junior Peter Campbell shot rounds of 75-79-71--225 (+9).

Next week the Blues travel to the Family Motors Invitational (Feb. 27-28), while the Gold Team participates in the Ashworth Collegiate at North Ranch Country Club on the same dates.

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