LBSU in 11th Place After Two Rounds at Don Duckette NIT
March 16, 2013
TUCSON, Ariz. - After two rounds of play of the Don Duckette National Invitational Tournament, Long Beach State is currently in 11th place at 11-over par 587.
Freshman Kevin Lee was the top player for the 49ers after posting rounds of 73 and 71 at the Omni Tucson National Golf Club for an even-144 to tie for 23rd.
In the opening round, Lee recorded his first ace as a 49er on the par-3 17th to finish with a 73 to tie for 40th. The native from La Palma improved by two shots in the second round to finish with a 71 to move up in the standings to tie for 23rd. Lee's second round scorecard was highlighted by 15 pars and two birdies and just one bogey.
Senior Philip Chian (+6) is tied for 62nd, while younger brother Daniel (+11) is tied for 79th.
No. 13 Oklahoma State (-17) leads the field of 16 teams by one shot over No. 18 TCU (-16)and six shots over No. 5 New Mexico (-11). Tournament host Arizona finished the day in seventh at 2-under.
Julien Brun (-11) of TCU leads the field of 90 players by three shots over Ian Davis (-8) of Oklahoma State.
Final round play concludes on Sunday with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. LBSU will be paired with New Mexico State and UNLV and will start on holes 9-12. Live play can followed on Golfstat.com.