Aggie Golfers Tied For Eighth After 54 Holes Of NCAA

Eric Restrepo shot an even-par 72 on Thursday during the third round of the NCAA Championships.
 
Eric Restrepo shot an even-par 72 on Thursday during the third round of the NCAA Championships.
 

May 22, 2003

Complete Results

SUNRIVER, Ore. - UC Davis' Eric Restrepo and Jay Westerlund each shot even-par on Thursday as UC Davis remained in eighth place after the third round at the 2003 NCAA Division II Golf Championships at the par 72, 7,296-yard Crosswater Club.

Francis Marion (S.C.) is 9-under on the team leaderboard - the only school under par in the 72-hole event - and holds a commanding 19-shot lead over North Alabama. UC Davis finished the day with a 4-over, 292 and is tied for eighth at 17-over with South Carolina-Aiken.

The Aggies trail seventh-place West Florida by one stroke heading into the Friday's final day, while Cal State Bakesfield is three shots ahead in sixth. UC Davis is only seven shots behind second-place North Alabama.

Restrepo and Westerlund were the only Aggies to not shoot over par on Thursday. Restrep is tied for 24th at 4-over, while Restrepo is tied for 26th at 5-over. Scott Gordon shot a 77 on Thursday, slipping from a tie for fourth to a tie for 14th at 2-over.

Bret Borchers shot a 74 during the third round and is tied for 51st at 9-over, while Chris Kilkenny also had a 74 and is tied for 66th at 14-over.

Francis Marion continued to build its lead, shooting a 3-under, 285 on Thursday. Fredrik Ohlson led the way with a 69 - one of three sub-70 rounds of the day - and is 5-under for the tournament, while teammate Dylan Keylock shot 71 and is in second at 7-under. USC-Aiken's Scott Usher has a one-shot lead over Keylock, while Andrew McCarthur of Pfeiffer (N.C.) is two shots off the pace.

A total of 10 golfers are under par through the first 54 holes. The final 18 holes will be played on Friday.

NCAA DIVISION II GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS Chico State, host (Sunriver, Ore.) 54-hole scores (Day 3 of 4)

 

 

TEAM STANDINGS (Thursday scores in parentheses) - 1. Francis Marion, -9 (285); 2. (tie) North Alabama, +10 (291); Cal St. Stanislaus, +10 (294); 4. (tie) Rollins, +13 (288); Colo.-Colorado Springs, +13 (295); 6. Cal St. Bakersfield, +14 (296); 8. West Florida, +16 (286); 8. (tie) UC Davis, +17 (292); South Carolina-Aiken, +17 (289); 10. Chico State, +18 (304); 11. Western Washington, +20 (297); 12. Central Oklahoma, +31 (289); 13. Pfeiffer, +32 (290); 14. Ferris St., +44 (301); 15. Washburn, +45 (298); 16. Barton College, +50 (305); 17. Bryant College, +61 (309); 18. Millersville, +105 (323).

INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS (top 5 plus UCD, Thursdays scores in parentheses) - 1. Scott Usher, USC- Aiken, -8 (72); 2. Dylan Keylock, Francis Marion, -7 (71); 3. Andrew McArthur, Pfeiffer, -6 (69); 4. Frederick Ohlsson, Francis Marion, -5 (69); 5. Tommy Medina, Grand Canyon, -4 (73)... UCD: 14. Scott Gordon, +2 (77); 24. Eric Restrepo, +4 (72); 26. Jay Westerlund, +5 (72); 51. Brett Borchers, +9 (74); 66. Chris Kilkenny, +14 (74).