Bruins Finish Fourth at Pac-10 Championship

April 30, 2008

The third-ranked UCLA men's golf team placed fourth at the Pac-10 Championship Wednesday at The Meadow Club in Fairfax, Calif.

The Bruins posted a team score of 358 (+3) for a 72-hole total of 1,439 (+19). They finished five shots behind Arizona State, which won in a playoff against USC, the 2007 conference champion. ASU's victory was its first conference championship in eight years and 12th overall. Cal was third at 1,438 (+18) and Stanford finished fifth at 1,444 (+24). In sixth place was Arizona at 1,446 (+26), followed by seventh place Washington at 1,459 (+39). Oregon State was eighth at 1,461 (+41), Oregon was ninth at 1,462 (+42) and Washington State was 10th at 1,502 (+82).

Individually for the Bruins, senior Kevin Chappell tied for first place after 72 holes, but lost in a playoff to Airzona's Creighton Honeck. Honeck birdied the first playoff hole while Chappell made a par.

Junior Lucas Lee tied for 12th at 287 (+3) after posting a final round score of 71 (E). Senior Craig Leslie and freshman Philip Francis tied for 16th at 288 (+4). Both players jumped four spots up the leaderboard after recording scores of 70 (-1) on Wednesday. Junior Erik Flores tied for 47th at 299 (+15) following a final round score of 75 (+4) and sophomore Jason Kang tied for 53rd at 19-over par 303 after posting a 79 (+8) in the last round.

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EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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