Wallace Leads Huskies At PING-Arizona Intercollegiate
Jan. 28, 2008
TUCSON, Ariz. - Darren Wallace currently leads the Washington men's golf team in its 2008 spring debut, as the Husky sophomore is 2-over par with three more holes to play in the second round of the PING-Arizona Intercollegiate at Arizona National Golf Club, Monday.
Thirty-six holes of play were scheduled for Monday, but the second round was suspended due to darkness at 6 p.m. MST with all 16 teams in the field still needing to complete multiple holes to get the second round in the books. Washington is currently tied for ninth place at 16-over par. The Huskies were as high as fifth after their opening round score of even-par 284, but have fallen back with their current 16-over in the second round.
Wallace is currently tied for 24th at even-par with three more holes to play in the second round. He shot 2-over 73 in the first round, but bounced back for a better performance in the second round.
Senior Zach Bixler is currently tied for 30th (3-over), but tallied a 1-under 70 in the first round. Bixler is 4-over par in the second round with three more holes to complete. Freshman Tze Huang Choo made a strong showing in his spring debut, also carding a 1-under 70 in the opening round. But Choo is currently tied for 48th at 7-over par. He is 8-over par in the second round.
Rounding out the Husky lineup are sophomore Nick Taylor who is tied for 44th (6-over par) and junior John Wise who is tied for 55th (8-over par). Taylor carded a first round score of even-par 71 and Wise shot 2-over 73 in the first round.
Tennessee leads the team race at 15-under, followed by host Arizona (8-under), UNLV (4-under), East Tennessee State (2-over) and UC Irvine (8-over). UCLA's Kevin Chappell leads the player leaderboard at 7-under. He shot a 3-under 67 in the opening round.
The PING-Arizona Intercollegiate continues Tuesday with the completion of the second round and the final 18 holes beginning at 7 a.m. PT. Live scoring for the event is available on golfstat.com.
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