Golfers Move into a Tie for Sixth at U.S. Collegiate Championship

April 10, 2007

The UCLA men's golf team was tied for sixth place after the second day of competition at the U.S. Collegiate Championship, hosted by Georgia Tech and The Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta, Ga.

The Bruins posted a team score of 302 (+14) for a 36-hole total of 601 (+25). They trailed first place Georgia (591) by 10 strokes. Clemson was second at 593 (+17), followed by Georgia Tech at 598 (+22). Georgia State and Oklahoma State were tied for fourth at 600 (+24). USC was tied for ninth place at 605 (+29).

Individually for the Bruins, junior Kevin Chappell continued to stalk the leaders. He was four shots off the lead after 36 holes, tied for 10th place at 148 (+4) after posting a 75 (+3) on Tuesday. Sophomore Lucas Lee also carded a 75 (+3) and was tied for 12th at 149 (+5). Junior Craig Leslie improved with a 74 (+2) on Tuesday and was tied for 29th at 152 (+8). Tied for 37th place at 153 (+9) was junior Daniel Im who signed for a 78 (+6). Freshman Jason Kang fell into a tie for 55th at 156 (+12) after posting a 79 (+7).

Clemson's Tanner Ervin took over sole possession of first place by posting a second round 74 (+2). Ervin stood at even par 144.

Final round action continues on Wednesday.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Feb 26
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Story
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Story
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
8th (+30, 894)
Monday, Feb 29
vs. TMC Spring ...
Santa Clarita, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. TMC Spring ...
Santa Clarita, CA
Story
Monday, Mar 07
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
Story
Tuesday, Mar 08
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
Story
Wednesday, Mar 09
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
15th (+60, 924)
Thursday, Mar 24
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
Story
Friday, Mar 25
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
Story
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)
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