April 20, 2002
The UCLA men's golf team is tied for third place after two rounds Saturday at the U.S. Intercollegiates, hosted by Stanford University at the Stanford Golf Course.
UCLA posted scores of 285, one-over par, and 293, nine-over par, for a 36-hole total of 578, tied with Oregon. USC leads the field at 565, three-under par, followed by Stanford at 572. Oregon State is fifth at 579, followed by San Diego State at 583.
Individually for the Bruins freshman John Poucher is tied for 10th place at 143, one-over par. He posted rounds of 68-75. Sophomore Roy Moon is two-over par at 144 after a pair of 72s. Sophomore John Merrick is tied for 36th at 148 (72-76), and sophomore Steve Conway and freshman Breene Murphy are tied for 44th at 149. Conway fired a second round score of one-under par 70 after an opening round of 79.
Stanford's Phillip Rowe leads the field at six-under par 136, followed by USC's Kevin Stadler at four-under 138. USC's Ben Hayes is third at 140, two-under par.
Final round action continues tomorrow.