Oct. 25, 2003
STANFORD, Calif. -
The University of Washington fired a second-round low of 6-under par, 278, and holds a two stroke advantage over first-round leader Duke following the second day of play at the 2003 Nelson Invitational, played Saturday on the par 71, 6,786-yard Stanford Golf Course.
Helped by Brock Mackenzie and Alex Prugh, who both fired rounds of 4-under par, 67, the Huskies (557) tied the low score of the first two rounds and will enter Sunday's final round with a two-stroke edge over the Blue Devils (559). The University of Kansas (562) is third, five strokes off the lead while Colorado (563) is in fourth, six shots back and Southern California (564) and Toledo (564) are tied for fifth, seven strokes behind Washington. UC Davis shot a 288 on Saturday, five strokes better than Friday's first round, and six tied for 13th at 581.
Individually, Toledo's Brad Heaven, the first day leader, continues atop the leaderboard as he followed his 64 on Friday with a 3-under par, 68, on Saturday. Heaven holds a three-stroke lead over Duke's Ryan Blaum (135) and Kansas' Andrew Price. Mackenzie (136) sits in fourth while teammate Prugh (137) rounds out the top five.
UC Davis was led by junior Eric Restrepo who shot a 1-under par, 70, on Saturday and is tied for 22nd at 141, nine strokes off the pace. Senior Scott Gordon (143) shot even-par 71 on Saturday while Chris Kilkenny (149) and Brett Borchers (149) are tied for 62nd.
Play continues at The Nelson with 18 holes on Sunday with a final 18 holes.
UC DAVIS GOLF
2003 Nelson Invitational
October 24-26, 2003
at Stanford Golf Course
Par 71 6,786 yards
TEAM SCORES: 1. Washington, 557; 2. Duke, 559; 3. Kansas 562; 4. Colorado, 563; T5. Southern California, 564; T5. Toledo, 564; 7. Colorado State, 566; 8. Texas Tech, 567; 9. Hawaii-Hilo, 571; 10. Notre Dame, 574; 11. Stanford, 575; 12. Missouri, 576; T13. UC DAVIS, 581; T13. Florida Southern, 581; 15. Idaho, 589.
INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS (top 5 plus UC Davis): 1. Brad Heaven, Toledo, 132; T2. Ryan Blaum, Duke, 135; T2. Andrew Price, Kansas, 135; 4. Brock Mackenzie, Washington, 136; 5. Alex Prugh, Washington, 137... T22. Eric Restrepo, 141; T38. Scott Gordon, 143; T62. Brett Borchers, 149; T62. Chris Kilkenny, 149.