Feb. 13, 2003
The UCLA men's golf team is tied for third place after the first round in the Taylor Made Big Island Classic, hosted by Hawaii-Hilo University at the Waikoloa Resort.
The Bruins posted a score of 283, five-under par, and are tied with Lamar University. Both teams trail Oklahoma by two shots. Texas Christian is the tournament leader at 12-under par 276.
Individually, the Bruins' Steve Conway fired a three-under par 69 and is tied for sixth place. Junior John Merrick is tied for 12th at two-under par 70, followed by freshman Spencer Levin who is tied for 21st at one-under 71. Travis Johnson is tied for 46th after posting a 73 and Roy Moon is tied for 92nd after carding a 77.
Baylor's Ryan Baca took the first round lead with a six-under par 66. Three players are tied for second at 67.
For complete team and individual results, please access www.vulcans.uhh.hawaii.edu.