Golfers Win First Match in Georgia

Oct. 28, 2007

Senior Kevin Chappell and freshman Philip Francis each recorded first round victories and the fourth-seeded Bruins advanced to the quarterfinals at the Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship Sunday at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, GA.

UCLA defeated 13th-seeded Minnesota, 3-2 in the first round and will meet 12th-seeded Tennessee Monday. The Volunteers beat fifth-seeded Oklahoma State, 3-2.

Chappell beat Minnesota's Victor Almstrom 3 & 2, and Francis won 4 & 2 against Justin Kaplan to give the Bruins two points. The Gophers picked up point when Clayton Rask defeated UCLA senior Craig Leslie, 3 & 2. The remaining two matches featuring UCLA's Erik Flores and Jason Kang were halved giving the Bruins the one combined point they needed to clinch the victory.

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EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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)
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS