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.