April 26, 2005
The 14th-ranked UCLA men's golf team claimed the 36-hole lead at the 46th Pacific-10 Conference Men's Golf Championship, hosted by Washington State at Walla Walla Country Club in Walla Walla, WA.
The Bruins held a two-stroke lead at three-under par 707 in the six-count-five, 72-hole tournament. Arizona State was second at 709 (-2) followed by California and USC at 714 (+4) in a tie for third place. In fifth place was Washington State at 717 (+7), followed by Arizona and Stanford at 722 (+12). Washington was eighth at 724 (+14), Oregon was ninth at 726 (+16) and Oregon State was 10th at 729 (+19).
Individually for the Bruins, freshman Kevin Chappell fired rounds of 67-70-137 (-5) and was alone in second place. He trailed ASU's Pat Moore by three strokes. Sophomore Chris Heintz and senior John Poucher were tied for 13th at even par 140. Heintz posted rounds of 70-72 and Poucher carded scores of 72-70. Freshman Daniel Im was tied for 27th place at 145 (+3) after posting rounds of 71-74 and sophomore Joakim Renstrom was tied for 33rd at 146 (+4) after rounds of 77-69. Sophomore Peter Campbell was tied for 39th at 147 (+5). He carded rounds of 72-75.
Third round action continues Tuesday.