Stanford Finishes Seventh at U.S. Intercollegiate

April 13, 2010

STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford's men's golf team recorded a final round team score of 276 to finish seventh at the U.S. Intercollegiate played at Stanford Golf Course.

The Cardinal's 54-hole team score of 853 (+13) were 14 strokes behind Oregon, which won the team title with a one-under score of 839.

San Diego State finished second at 842 (+2), followed by Washington (843; +3) and UCLA (849; +5) and USC (849; +5).

Daniel Miernicki of Oregon claimed medalist honors with a eight-under par 202 on rounds of 70, 68 and 64, edging out Nick Taylor of Washington (205).

Stanford was led by sophomore David Chung, who shot a final round 67 to finish tied for sixth, three strokes behind Miernicki.

Steve Ziegler's final round of 65 valuted the junior from 32nd into a tied for 11th. His 65 was the second lowest score of the third round behind Miernicki's 64.

'We competed well on the last day but dug ourselves too big of a hole over the first two rounds,' said head coach Conrad Ray. 'I saw some good signs today, especially with the play of Chung and Ziegler.'

Freshman Andre De Decker, playing as an individual, tied for 44th at 219 (71-75-73).

Senior Jordan Cox tied for 51st with a 10-over score of 220, closing with a 72.

Freshman Andrew Yun was also 10-over at 220 after a final round 73.

Senior Joseph Bramlett tied for 57th with an 11-over 221, carding a 72 over his final 18 holes.

Graham Brockington, also playing as an individual, tied for 57th with a 221 on rounds of 75, 74 and 72.

Steve Kearney shot a final round 66 and tied for 68th at 223.

Sihwan Kim shot a final round 72 and finished tied for 79th at 226.

Wilson Bowen tied for 94th at 233 on rounds of 86, 75 and 72.

Stanford will next be in action at the Pac-10 Championships, set for Apr. 26-28 at the Karsten Course in Tempe, Ariz.

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