May 20, 2005
STANFORD, Calif. - The University of New Mexico men's golf team is currently tied for third after two rounds of the NCAA West Regional. The Lobos shot their second consecutive round of 4-over par 284 on the par-70, 6,742 yard Stanford Golf Course and is 8-over par for the regional at 568. UNM trails UNLV by 10-strokes as the Rebels shot the low round of the tournament in the second round with a 3-under par 277.
Individually the Lobos were led in the second round by senior Miguel Griego who shot his second consecutive round of 70 and is at even par (70-70=140). Senior Madalitso Muthiya is also at even par (69-71=140) with a second round 71. Other Lobo results are junior Spencer Levin is 3-over par (72-71=143), junior Jay Choi is 5-over par (73-72-145) and sophomore Charlie Beljan withdrew in the second round but is eligible to play in the final round.
The individual lead belongs to Oscar Alvarez of BYU at 6-under par and leads a group of four other golfers by four strokes.
Few teams remain on the course at this time with only one of them in the top ten in Stanford tied for 10th. For final results on the day go to www.golfstat.com. UNM's position will not change.
The final round of the NCAA West Regional is tomorrow with tee times being released later tonight. The top-10 teams advance to the NCAA Championships in Baltimore, Md., June 1-4. Live scores and full results can be found at www.golfstat.com.