April 9, 2004
TEMPE, ARIZ. - The University of New Mexico men's golf team is currently tied for second place after 36-holes of play at the 16-team ASU Thunderbird Invitational. The Lobos shot rounds of 273 and 285 to finish the day at 18-under par. UNM is tied with Arizona and USC in second at 558 and all three teams trail Arizona State by ten strokes.
Individually the Lobos were led by freshman Charlie Beljan who finished the day at 7-under par with rounds of 69 and 68 foa tie in 10th. Other Lobo scores were Spencer Levin is tied for 19th at 4-under par (66-74=140), Jay Choi is 3-under par (71-70=141) tied for 25th, Jay Reynolds is tied for 30th at 2-under par (69-73=142) and Madalitso Muthiya is 1-over par (69-76=145) in a tie for 45th.
The individual lead belongs to Alejandro Canisares of Arizona State at 13-under par (65-66=131) and leads Peter Tomasulo of Cal and Kendall Crutchfield of Arizona State by two strokes.
The final round of the ASU Thunderbird Invitational will conclude tomorrow at the par-72 7,027 yard Karsten Course with tee times beginning at 8:00 a.m.