Stanford in Eighth Plaec After First Round of U.S. Intercollegiate
April 12, 2010
STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford's men's golf team is in eighth place after the first round of U.S. Intercollegiate being held at the Stanford Golf Course.
The Cardinal shot a team score of 292 (+12) and trail first place Washington (281) by 11 strokes heading into the second round.
UCLA is in second place at 283 (+3), followed by Oregon (286). Pepperdine (287), San Jose State and San Diego State are tied for fourth, six strokes off the pace set by the Huskies.
Heavy rains forced numerous suspensions of the first round, which began on Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. Teams began second round play early Monday afternoon.
Stanford was paced in the first round by freshman Andre DeDecker, who carded a one-over par score of 71 and is tied for 15th place. He is five strokes behind first round leader John Chinn of UC Irvine, who carded an opening round 66.
Jay Meyers of San Jose State is one stroke off the pace after shooting a three-under 67.
David Chung shot an opening round score of 73 and is tied for 30th.
Jordan Cox is tied for 56th after a six-over round of 76.
Steve Kearney, playing as an individual, carded an 11-over 81 and is tied for 91st.
Weather permitting, teams will conclude second round play on Monday with Tuesday's final round scheduled for a 8:00 a.m. shot gun start.
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