Jensen Continues to Set Pace for Golden Bears

Feb. 22, 2007

HONOLULU - The California men's golf team followed up a strong opening round with a solid 289 team score in round two of the John Burns Intercollegiate men's golf tournament on Thursday at the Leilehua Golf Course in Hawaii. Cal's two-day total of 576 puts it in a tie for 10th place while junior Michael Jensen is currently tied for eighth overall with a 139 (-5). Jensen fired a two-under 70 to pace the Bears for the second day in a row.

UNLV continues to pace the field after firing its second 277 (-11) in a row. The Rebels' 554 is 10 strokes better than second place BYU (564, -12). Texas A&M and San Diego State are tied for third at 569, while Auburn, Denver and Colorado State are tied for fifth with 573.

Freshman Evan Derian, who has been battling illness, shot a one-under 71 on Thursday to improve to 43rd overall with a 145. Sophomore George Gandranata is currently tied for 61st with a 147. Senior Michael Wilson rounds out the top four with a 149. Junior Kent Yamane recovered from a slow opening round to fire a one-over 73 on Thursday, the Bears' third-best round of the day.

The event wraps up on Friday with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. (Pacific).

John Burns Intercollegiate(Hosted by Hawaii)
Leilehua Golf Course (Par 72, 6,917 yards)
Honolulu, Hawaii

Team Place After Day Two: T10th (of 22 teams)
Score: 287-289 - 576 (E)

T8. Michael Jensen (69-70 - 139, -5)
T43. Evan Derian (74-71 - 145, +1)
T61. George Gandranata (72-75 - 147, +3)
T77. Michael Wilson (72-77 - 149, +5)
T111. Kent Yamane (82-73 - 155, +11)

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