Bruins Second after 36 Holes at NCAA Regionals

May 21, 2004

The third-ranked UCLA men's golf team was in second place after round two of the NCAA West Regionals at Sunriver, OR.

UCLA posted a team score of even par 288 Friday and trailed first place New Mexico by one stroke. The Bruins owned a two-round total of 571, five-under par. The Lobos were atop the leaderboard at 570. Arizona State, BYU and Arizona were tied for fourth place at one-under par 575 with several teams still out on the course.

Senior Travis Johnson, the first round leader, was tied for first place at five-under par 139. Johnson posted a one-over par round of 73 Friday and is deadlocked with BYU's Oscar Alvarez, who fired a two-under 70 in the second round.

Johnson, who posted a six-under 66 in a bogey-free round on Thursday, recorded just one birdie and two bogeys in the second round.

Junior John Poucher was tied for 5th place at four-under par 140 after posting a second round score of 71.

Senior Steve Conway posted an even par round of 72, followed by a pair of 73s from seniors John Merrick and Roy Moon. Merrick, four-over par after six holes battled back to one-over with four birdies and a bogey over his final 13 holes.

Final round action continues Saturday with the top 10 teams earning a berth to the NCAA Championships, June 1-4 in Hot Springs, VA.

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EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Mar 26
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
T-14th (+31, 871)
Monday, Apr 11
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 12
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 13
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
9th (+39, 1,089)
Friday, Apr 29
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Story
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Story
Sunday, May 01
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
8th (+45, 1,465)
Monday, May 16
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
Story
Tuesday, May 17
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
Story
Wednesday, May 18
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
10th (+12, 876)
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS