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UCLA finishes third in men's golf regional

5/19/2012

UCLA stumbled Saturday in the final round of the NCAA men's golf South Central regional, but finished third and will advance to the NCAA championships May 29 at Riviera Country Club.

The Bruins, leaders after the first two rounds, shot four-over 292 in the third round at The Club at Olde Stone in Bowling Green, Ky. and finished with a three-day total of one-under 863--four shots behind regional winner Chattanooga and three behind runner-up Texas A&M.

Other teams advancing out of the regional were Virginia Tech (+10) and Memphis (+12).

Pedro Figueiredo paced the No. 3-ranked Bruins with a two-under 70 Saturday and finished second in the individual race at nine under. Stephan Jaeger of Chattanooga (-13) won the individual championship.

Anton Arboleda and Pontus Widegren each shot 73 for the Bruins on Saturday and Patrick Cantlay rounded out the scoring with a 76. Complete results are available here.