April 11, 2011
Day 1 Results in PDF Format
BEAUMONT, Calif. - Junior Jake Sarnoff led LMU men's golf to their two best opening rounds of the season as the Lions posted a two-round 583 to sit one stroke out of first place at the 2011 Braveheart Classic. Sarnoff shot rounds of 67 and 69 to lead the entire field after two rounds at Oak Valley Golf Course in Beaumont, Calif., Monday.
Sarnoff led the 85-man field with a first-round low of 67, posting three straight birdies on 16, 17 and 18 to help the Lions shoot a 288, even par, to lead after one. Sarnoff the followed with a 69 for a two-round total of 136, good four eight-under par. He leads by three strokes over Anders Engell of Saint Mary's by three strokes and Kyle Huus of Gonzaga by six strokes.
As a team, the Lions trail co-leaders Saint Mary's and UC Santa Barbara, who posted scores of 582, by just one stroke. The Gaels and Gauchos led the second round with scores of 285 and 287, respectively. The Lions shot a 295. The Lions lead fourth-place Sacramento State by five strokes.
Freshman Tyler Torano joins Sarnoff in the top-20 with a two-round 147, good for a tie for 15th. He posted rounds of 75 and 72. Eduardo Chavez sits in a tie for 24th after a pair of rounds of 74, good for a two-round 148.
Senior John Lim and sophomore Bryan Bergna are in a tie for 41st and 57th, respectively, with two-round scores of 153 and 156.
Freshman Nick Cahow played as an individual and is in a tie for 33rd with a two-round 150, shooting rounds of 74 and 76.
Final round action begins at 8 a.m., Tuesday.
- GO LIONS -