March 20, 2004
HOUSTON, TEXAS - The University of New Mexico men's golf team moved up eight spots in the second round to tie for fourth place with Oklahoma at the 18-team Hall of Fame Invitational in Houston, Texas. The Lobos fired a 280 on the par-72, 7,352-yard Redstone Golf Club for a 36-hole total of 570 and trail team leader Arizona by 10 strokes.
Individually New Mexico was led by Spencer Levin who moved into the top-10 in a tie for seventh with a second round 68 and is now 4-under par (72-68) after 36-holes. Jay Choi is tied for 23rd at 1-under par (72-71), Charlie Beljan is even at 144 (73-71) to tie for 27th, Jay Reynolds is tied for 47th at 3-over par (77-70) and Madalitso Muthiya is tied for 54th at 4-over par.
Chris Nallen of Arizona shot his second consecutive round of 66 to move to 12-under par and now holds a commanding seven stroke lead over five other competitors.
The Hall of Fame Invitational concludes tomorrow with the final 18-holes of play with tee times beginning at 7:30 AM cst.