Friday, May 18, 2012
Men's golf maintains NCAA regional lead
UCLA shot one-under 287 Friday in the second round of the NCAA men's golf South Central Regional and holds a two-stroke lead over Texas A&M heading into the final round at The Club at Old Stone in Bowling Green, Ky.
The No. 3-ranked Bruins had a 10-stroke lead after the first round, but No. 15 Texas A&M had four players break par Friday and shot a team total of 10-under 278 to close UCLA's margin. The Bruins have a two-day total of five-under 571. Chattanooga is four shots behind the Bruins at 575.
UCLA junior Pedro Figueiredo shot three-under 69 Friday and is tied with Stephan Jaeger atop the individual leaderboard with a two-day total of seven under. Alex Shi Yup Kim made four birdies over the last five holes Friday and shot a team-best four-under 68 for UCLA. Patrick Cantlay and Anton Arboleda each shot 75 in the second round for the Bruins. Complete scoring is available here.
The top five teams after Saturday's final round will advance to the NCAA finals beginning May 29 at Riviera Country Club.