Tulsa Golfers in 30th Place After Two Rounds at NCAA Championship
May 30, 2012
Pacific Palisades, Calif. - Tulsa is in 30th place after 36 holes at the NCAA Men's Golf Championship. The Hurricane carded second round score of 307 on Wednesday for a two-day total of 613 at the par-71 Riviera Country Club.
Second-ranked Alabama continues to lead the field with a total score of 572 after a round of 287 today. Fifth-ranked UCLA is four strokes behind the Crimson Tide with a 576 total, while 19th-ranked Florida State is in third place. Oklahoma and North Florida are tied for fourth place with scores of 581.
Tulsa junior Chris Worrell carded a round of 75 on Wednesday and sits in 69th place with a score of 149. Starting on hole 10, Worrell birdied his first hole and had two more birdies on his first nine holes. Freshman Matt Mabrey has a two-day score of 151 for 92nd place after a score of 75 today.
Sophomore John Young Kim scored a round of six-over par 77 and is in 132nd place with a total score of 155. Junior Mark Mumford is in 149th place with a score of 159, while freshman Colton Staggs is in 153rd place with a two-day total of 162 after today's score of 80.
Individually, Illinois' Thomas Pieters, ranked 70th nationally, leads the field with a five-under par score 137 after carding a three-under par total of 68 today. UCLA's Anton Arboleda, the 77th-ranked player in the country, and Florida's Tyler McCumber are tied for second place with three-under par scores of 139.
The third and final round of stroke play competition will take place on Thursday. After tomorrow's 18 holes, the top-8 teams will advance to match play with the NCAA Champion being crowned on Sunday.
Team Results 1. Alabama 285-287=572 2. UCLA 289-287=576 3. Florida State 290-290=580 T4. Oklahoma 289-292=581 T4. North Florida 290-291=581 6. Washington 296-286=582 7. Liberty 295-288=583 T8. California 295-289=584 T8. Florida 288-296=584 T8. Kent State 293-291=584 T8. Southern Cal 298-286=584 T8. Illinois 295-289=584 T13. Texas 290-295=585 T13. Oregon 291-294=585 T15. San Diego State 292-295=587 T15. Auburn 288-299=587 17. UCF 290-298=588 18. Iowa 290-299=589 19. Georgia 295-298=593 T20. Chattanooga 299-295=594 T20. Texas A&M 298-296=594 22. Stanford 293-302=595 T23. Virginia 306-292=598 T23. East Carolina 295-303=598 T23. TCU 299-299=598 26. UAB 297-303=600 T27. Virginia Tech 299-302=601 T27. Memphis 299-302=601 29. Lamar 299-303=602 30. Tulsa 306-307=613
Tulsa Individuals T69. Chris Worrell 74-75=149 T92. Matt Mabrey 76-75=151 T132. John Young Kim 78-77=155 T149. Mark Mumford 78-81=159 153. Colton Staggs 82-80=162
Top-5 Individuals 1. Thomas Pieters,Illinois 69-68=137 (-5) T2. Anton Arboleda, UCLA 67-72=139 (-3) T2. Tyler McCumber, Florida 68-71=139 (-3) 4. Justin Thomas, Alabama 70-70=140 (-2) T5. Chase Marinell, Liberty 71-70=141 (-1) T5. Patrick Rodgers,Stanford69-72=141 (-1) T5. Cory Whitsett, Alabama 73-68=141 (-1)
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