Men's Golf

Lee, 49ers In First Place After Two Rounds At 34th Anteater Invitational

Sophomore Kevin Lee leads the field of 41 players by one shot after two rounds of play at the 34th Anteater Invitational.

Jan. 27, 2014

COSTA MESA, Calif. - After two rounds of play at the 34th Anteater Invitational, the Long Beach State men's golf team sits in first place at Mesa Verde Country Club in Costa Mesa.

The 49ers opened the spring season posting a 36-hole score of 7-over par 575 to hold a four-stroke lead over tournament host UC Irvine (+11) in second and six shots over Sacramento State (+13) in third. UC Santa Barbara is fourth at 17-over, followed by Cal State Northridge (+19) in fifth and Grand Canyon (+22) in sixth. Fresno State (+29) finished the day in seventh.

LBSU recorded an opening round score of 289 to tie the Anteaters for third, finishing two shots behind the Matadors in first and one stroke behind the Hornets in second. The 49ers improved by three shots (286) in the second round to post the tournament's lowest score and move up the standings to take over the top spot.

Sophomore Kevin Lee sits on top of the leaderboard at 4-under 138, holding a one-shot lead over UCI's Pete Fernandez (-3) in second. The La Palma native recorded a picture-perfect opening round that was highlighted by an eagle on his first hole, one birdie and 16 pars. Lee completed the round with a 3-under 68.

In the afternoon round, Lee carded a 1-under 70 as he collected two birdies and his first bogey for the day.

Sophomore Daniel Chian and freshman Agostino Milazzo are tied for 13th at 5-over 147, while junior JJ Holen is tied for 17th at 6-over.

Junior Kevin Techakanokboon is 33rd at 10-over.

Final round action concludes on Tuesday with LBSU teeing off at 8:02 a.m. from the first tee and will be paired with UC Irvine.

1 Long Beach State 289 286 575
1 Kevin Lee (2) 68 70 138
T13 Daniel Chian (1) 76 71 147
T13 Agostino Milazzo (5) 74 73 147
T17 JJ Holen (3) 76 72 148
33 Kevin Techakanokboon (4) 71 81 152


Course:Mesa Verde Country Club: Mesa Verde CC     Par 71 - 6803 Yards
team scoring rounds total 
to par thru today 1 2
  Long Beach State
+7 F   +2 289 286 575
  UC Irvine
+11 F   +6 289 290 579
  Sacramento State
+13 F   +9 288 293 581
  UC Santa Barbara
+17 F   +6 295 290 585
  CSU Northridge
+19 F   +16 287 300 587
  Grand Canyon
+22 F   +4 302 288 590
  Fresno State
+29 F   +11 302 295 597




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