UCLA Takes Second at ASU Thunderbird Invitational

April 3, 2010

The sixth-ranked UCLA men's golf team captured second place Saturday at the 38th Annual ASU Thunderbird Invitational.

The Bruins posted a final round team score of 283 (-1) for a 54-hole total of 841 (-11) and finished two strokes behind the University of Washington. The Huskies played the final round in 16-under par 268 to vault from a tie for sixth, 17 strokes back. USC, which began the day in second place, fell to third at 842 (-10), followed by Oregon at 848 (-8). First-round leader Arizona finished fifth at 846 (-6).

Individually for the Bruins, freshmen Mario Clemens and Pedro Figueiredo tied for 11th place at three-under par 210. Both players were tied for ninth place entering the final round and each carded an even par score of 71 on Saturday. For Clemens, it marked his best collegiate result.

Freshman Pontus Widegren also posted a 71 (E) on Saturday and tied for 16th at 211 (-2). Sophomore Gregor Main tied for 24th at even par 213 and sophomore Alex Shi Yup Kim tied for 30th at 214 (+1) after carding a 70 (-1).

San Diego State's J.J. Spaun won a playoff with Washington's Chris Williams for medalist honors. Both players tied at eight-under par 205 following Saturday's round.

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