Stanford Tied For Fifth After First Round Of U.S. Collegiate
April 5, 2009
ALPHARETTA, Ga. - The sixth-ranked Stanford men's golf team wrapped up the first round of the United States Collegiate Championship today at The Golf Club of Georgia and is in a tie for fifth-overall with Oklahoma State. The Cardinal collectively shot a one-over-par 289.
Three Stanford golfers are currently in the top-25 on the leaderboard, led by sophomore Steve Ziegler who shot a two-under-par 70 to settle into a tie for seventh. Sophomore Sihwan Kim also posted an excellent score, carding a one-under-par 71 to tie for 11th place, while senior Dodge Kemmer turned in a one-over-par 73 and is tied for 23rd.
Currently, fourth-ranked Clemson is in the lead at five-under-par and No. 27 UCLA's Erik Flores holds the individual lead after shooting a seven-under-par 65. The Bruins follow the Tigers in second place, while No. 3 Southern California is in third and ninth-ranked Washington is in fourth.
Tomorrow, Stanford will begin from 11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. off of the first tee. Live stats will be available at Golf Stat. For more information on the tournament, please visit http://www.theuscc.org/uscchome.html.