UCLA Drops to Sixth after 36 Holes in Las Vegas

March 8, 2008

The third-ranked UCLA men's golf team fell to sixth place after the second round of the Southern Highlands Collegiate Saturday in Las Vegas.

The Bruins posted a team score of 297 (+9) and owned a 36-hole total of 585 (+9). They are staring up at first- place Georgia, which led the field at two-under par 874, second-place UNLV at 576 (E) and third-place Charlotte at 578 (+2). USC was fourth at 579 (+3) and Texas A&M was fifth at 584 (+8).

Individually for UCLA, junior Erik Flores remained in contention, firing his second subpar round, a one-under par 71. He was sixth at three-under par 141. Sophomore Jason Kang was tied for 20th at 147 after posting a 75 (+3). Senior Craig Leslie was tied for 23rd at 148 (+4) after signing for his second straight round of 74 (+2). Freshman Philip Francis carded a 77 (+5) and was tied for 27th at 149 (+5) and senior Kevin Chappell was tied for 57th at 155 (+11) after a 78 (+6).

Georgia's Hudson Swafford was the 36-hole leader after posting a score of 66 (-6) for a two-round total of 136 (-8).

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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)
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS