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SANTA CRUZ, Calif.- Day one of the 71st Western Intercollegiate came to a close with the UTEP men’s golf team sitting in a tie for sixth. The Miners shot 11-over 361 in round one, where rain suspended the second round of the Intercollegiate.
Play at the Pasatiempo Golf Club (par 70/6,615 yards) in Santa Cruz, Calif., will resume with the completion of round two tomorrow at 8 a.m. (PT), with the third and final round beginning immediately after. USC, ranked No. 1 in golfstat rankings, leads the field with 3-under 347.
Four Miners are at the top of their team’s scorecard and five strokes behind the tourney leader. Charles Corner, Andreas Sorensen, Frederik Dreier, and Aaron Terrazas all shot a round of 72 for a share of 26th. Corner racked up five birdies while Dreier collected 15 pars.
One stroke behind is Prescott Mann at 3-over 73, good for a tie of 40th. Nicklas Pihl rounds out the Miner squad with a round of 78, putting him in a tie for 83rd.
2017 WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE
Pasatiempo Golf Club (par 70/6,615 yards) – Hosted by San Jose State
Santa Cruz, Calif.
Dates: April 8-9
Teams: No. 1 USC, defending champion No. 7 Stanford, No. 9 Oregon, No. 17 Texas, No. 25 Arizona State, San Jose State, San Diego State, Arizona, Cal, UC Irvine, UCLA, Hawaii, Pepperdine, Washington
Format: The tournament proper will be scored by the best 5 out of 6 18-hole scores per round, with the best 54-hole score determining the champion.
Sunday April 9: Final Round Morning Shotgun/9:15 a.m.
Play at the Western Intercollegiate will conclude tomorrow. Live scoring will be available via golfstat.com.