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Patrick Pockels Finishes Second Round of Big West Championship Three Under Par

April 30, 2018

INDUSTRY HILLS, Calif. - Patrick Pockels led the way for Long Beach State in round two with a 69, three-under par. Pockels set the tone early by sinking an eagle on his first hole and carding a birdie on his third. His card of 69 is his lowest individual round score since shooting a 67 in round two of the Bill Cullum Invitational on Oct. 16, 2017.

He began the day tied for 30th place but would finish the day tied for 16th place with teammates Hunter Reed and Nick Cantlay.

Niels Andersen shot for par in round two and moved up two spots on the leaderboard (T11). Andersen got off to a hot start in round two sinking two birdies on his first two holes. He would also birdie consecutively at the start of the back nine.

Joe Fryer rebounded from a tough first round and finished even for the day. He is currently tied for 24th place. Reed and Cantlay both finished round two with a 74, two-over par and are tied for 16th place with Pockels.

Long Beach State Men’s Golf came out of the gate strong in round two of the Big West Championship collecting four birdies and an eagle through the first three holes. The back nine proved to be a challenge for the Beach, but four out of the five golfers birdied on the final hole of the round. The Beach would finish the day in fifth place after carding a 287, one-under for the day.

The final round of the tournament is set to begin Tuesday, May 1 at 8:00 a.m. Live scoring can be followed at

2018 Big West Conference Champions
Results Through Round Two
T1. Cal State Fullerton; 282-287 – 569 (-7)
T1. UC Irvine; 284-285 – 569 (-7)
3. UC Davis; 293-280 – 573 (-3)
4. UC Santa Barbara; 284-290 – 574 (-2)
5. Long Beach State; 289-287 – 576 (E)
6. UC Riverside; 290-296 – 586 (+10)
7. Cal Poly; 301-288 – 589 (+13)
8. Cal State Northridge; 305-288 – 593 (+17)
9. Hawai’i; 309-300 – 609 (+33)



Long Beach State Players
T11. Niels Andersen; 72-72 – 144 (E)
T16. Patrick Pockels; 76-69 – 145 (+1)
T16. Nick Cantlay; 71-74 – 145 (+1)
T16. Hunter Reed; 71-74 – 145 (+1)
T24. Joe Fryer; 75-72 – 147 (+3)

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