Blue Team 10th after Two Rounds at North Ranch

March 3, 2008

On a warm, windy day at North Ranch Country Club, the UCLA men's golf Blue Team was in 10th place after two rounds at the Ashworth Invitational, hosted by USC.

The Bruins posted team scores of 313 (+29) and 303 (+19) for a 36-hole total of 616 (+48). Host USC was first at 591 (+23), follwed by Pepperdine at 596 (+28) and BYU at 601 (+33). Stanford was fourth at 602 (+34) and Washington and Loyola Marymount were tied for fifth at 603 (+35).

Individually for the Bruins, junior Lucas Lee recovered from a first round of 78 (+7) with a second round of 68 (-3) and was in fifth place at 146 (+4). He trailed the leader -- James D'Amore of Loyola Marymount -- by five shots. Freshman Connor Driscoll was tied for 38th at 154 (+12) and sophomore Ben Choe was tied for 50th at 156 (+14). Senior Brandon Christianson was 76th at 165 (+23).

Junior James Lee, after posting a first round score of 82 (+11) withdrew because of an injured shoulder.

Final round competition continues on Tuesday.

For complete results click here.


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