Oct. 27, 2008
Day One Results in PDF Format
Simi Valley, CA -- The Loyola Marymount men's golf team sits in third place of the 2008 Bill Cullum Invitational at Wood Ranch Golf Course thanks to a second round score of 279 that was tied for the low round in the tournament. They posted a two round score of 569, nine strokes behind leader and host Cal State Northridge.
For the first time in the young season, the Lions got consistent rounds from its three top golfers, including All-American Brian Locke who is off to his best start of the young season. Locke posted rounds of par-72 and three-under 69 for a 141, good for a tie in 11th place.
Just one stroke behind the senior Locke is two of LMU's young guns, sophomore John Lim and freshman Jake Sarnoff. Lim opened the tournament with a 74 but responded and led LMU in that second round with a 68. Both sit in a tie for 13th with a 142.
Rounding out the scoring for LMU was junior Blake Nicolai with a 147 and Greg Moss with a 148. Nicolai posted rounds of 73 and 74 for a tie at 31st while Moss recovered from a first round 77 with a second round 71. All four of LMU's scoring players in round two were under par.
CSUN leads with a two-round score of 560 while Long Beach State is in second at 566. Eight strokes behind the Lions in fourth is North Texas, who also posted a second round 279 thanks to co-leader Nichael Lee's second round 62.
Playing as individuals for LMU was freshman Andrew Waldron and junior Brandin Cohen. Waldron, playing in his first collegiate tournament, opened with an 85 but had a follow-up 77. Cohen had rounds of 79 and 85. Waldron is in a tie for 76th and Cohen in a tie for 79th.
Final round begins Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.
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