New Mexico Remains in First After Two Rounds at MWC Championships
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  04/29/2005
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

April 29, 2005

SUNRIVER, Ore. - The University of New Mexico men's golf team continues to lead the MWC Championships after two rounds of play. UNM shot their second consecutive 3-under par 285, Friday, on the par-72, 7,568 yard Crosswater Course in Sunriver, Ore, and are now 6-under par (285-285=570) for the tournament. The Lobos lead though did shrink as BYU carded the best round of the tournament on Friday with a 6-under par 282 to move to 2-under par four strokes back of UNM.

Sophomore Charlie Beljan led the way in the second round for the Lobos with a 3-under par 69 and is 1-under par (74-69=143) tied for third for the tournament. Junior Spencer Levin is still the overall leader after a second round 2-under par 70 moved him to 5-under par (69-72=139) for the championship. Levin has a slim one-stroke lead over Nick Becker of BYU. Other Lobo results are junior Jay Choi is tied for seventh at even par (70-74-144), senior Madalitso Muthiya is tied for ninth at 1-over par (72-73-145) and senior Miguel Griego is tied for 17th at 3-over par (74-73=147).

The final round of the MWC Championships is tomorrow with tee times beginning at 10:30 a.m. MST. Live stats and full results can be found at www.golfstat.com.