Feb. 19, 2007
The UCLA men's golf team remained in a tie for sixth place after 36 holes in the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational, hosted by the University of North Florida at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
On Monday, the Bruins improved their team score by 12 shots to 297 (+9) and were tied with Alabama-Birmingham at 606 (+30). Both teams trailed second round leader Alabama by 12 shots (594, +18). Coastal Carolina was second at 598 (+22), followed by Vanderbilt and the University of Central Florida at 599 (+23). Georgia State was fifth at 603 (+27).
Individually for the Bruins, junior Kevin Chappell remained within striking distance of the leaders at 145 (+1) after posting a second round score of 73 (+1). He trailed Coastal Carolina's Dustin Johnson by four shots and Vanderbilt's Jon Curran by one. Chappell was tied with Central Florida's Greg Forest.
Junior Daniel Im jumped two spots on the leaderboard into a tie for 21st after posting a 74 (+2). He stood at 151 (+7), tied with five other players. Sophomore Erik Flores also improved, carding a 73 (+1) in round two. He was tied for 36th at 154 (+10), an 18-spot improvement. Finally, senior Peter Campbell and sophomore James Lee were tied for 67th at 160 (+16). Lee improved six strokes with a 77 (+5); Campbell posted an 81 (+9).
Final round action continues on Tuesday.
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