Bruins Tie for 16th at NCAA Championship
June 3, 2010
The UCLA men's golf team tied for 16th place Friday after 54 holes of stroke play at the 113th NCAA Men's Golf Championship hosted at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, TN. The Bruins missed the cut and will not participate in the match play competition to decide the national champion.
The Bruins completed stroke play with a three-round total of 875 (+11), 25 strokes behind first-place Oklahoma State, which posted a 54-hole total of 850 (-14). Two Pac-10 teams, Washington and Oregon, made the eight-team cut. The Huskies finished fourth at 860 (-4) and the Ducks placed fifth at 861 (-3). They will play each other in the first round of match play.
Stanford, Arizona State and San Diego tied for eighth place at 868 (+4) and will play off for the right to meet Oklahoma State in Friday's first round of match play.
Individually for UCLA, sophomore Gregor Main recorded a solid Top 10 finish, tying for ninth place at 212 (-4) following a final round score of even par 72. Freshman Pontus Widegren tied for 58th at 219 (+3) after carding a 79 (+7) on Thursday. Sophomore Alex Shi Yup Kim posted a score of 74 (+2) and tied for 90th at 223 (+7). Freshman Pedro Figueiredo tied for 116th place at 227 (+11) and teammate Mario Clemens posted a 73 (+1) and tied for 148th place.
Illinois' Scott Langley won individual medalist honors with a three-round score of 206 (-10) after carding a 68 (-4) on Friday.
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