First Round Complete At Callaway Collegiate Match Play; Second Round Suspended Due To Darkness

March 21, 2010

Four double-digit seeds advanced after the first round of the Callaway Match Play Championship at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain in Marana, Ariz.

Fourth-seeded Arizona State recorded the first two team points of its match with victories by James Byrne and Braxton Marquez against 13th-seeded Iowa, but the Hawkeyes responded by claiming the next three matches with wins by Brad Hopfinger, Vince India and Barrett Kelpin to edge the Sun Devils 3-2.

Southern California was the first team to advance past the opening round, blitzing TCU, 4-1. Top-seeded Stanford outlasted Indiana to complete the top half of the bracket. New Mexico notched the biggest upset of the first round after knocking off second-seeded Washington. San Diego downed Texas Tech, 3-2, while third-seeded Texas A&M defeated host-school Arizona, 3-2. UNLV claimed the last match of round one by edging Middle Tennessee, 3-2.

Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship--First Round Results-March 21
(1) Stanford def. (16) Indiana, 3-2
(8) Southern California def. (9) TCU, 4-1
(13) Iowa def. (4) Arizona State, 3-2
(12) Colorado State def. (5) UCLA, 3-2
(15) New Mexico def. (2) Washington, 3-2
(10) San Diego def. (7) Texas Tech, 3-2
(3) Texas A&M def. (14) Arizona, 3-2
(6) UNLV def. (11) Middle Tennessee, 3.5-1.5

(13) Iowa def. (4) Arizona State, 3-2
Brad Hopfinger, Iowa def. Jesper Kennegard, Arizona State, 1-up
Vince India, Iowa def. Scott Pinckney, Arizona State, 2 and 1
Barrett Kelpin, Iowa def. Knut Borsheim, Arizona State, 1-up
James Byrne, Arizona State def. Chris Brant, Iowa, 6 and 5
Braxton Marquez, Arizona State def. Bradley George, Iowa, 3 and 1

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