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Chian in seventh place after two rounds at NCAA Athens Regional
Junior Philip Chian sits in seventh place after two rounds at the NCAA Athens Regional.

Junior Philip Chian sits in seventh place after two rounds at the NCAA Athens Regional.

May 18, 2012

ATHENS, Ga. - Long Beach State fired a 3-under-par 281 in Friday's second round of the NCAA Athens Regional to move up in the standings and finish the day in a three-way tie for seventh place at the University of Georgia Golf Course.

LBSU improved by 16 shots from its opening round score of 297 to jump from 12th to the middle of the 13-team field. The 49ers are tied with Houston and Wake Forest with a 36-hole score of 10-over 578.

Top-seed Alabama remains on top of the team standings as the Crimson Tide holds a 12-stroke lead over East Carolina (-11) in second and 17 shots over North Florida (-6) in third. Regional host Georgia (E) sits in fourth, 23 shots behind Alabama.

Junior Philip Chian was the top player for LBSU as he fired a 68, tying his season-low round and placing seventh at 3-under 139. Chian's scorecard for the second round was almost bogey-free despite making just one bogey for the day at the par-4, 418-yard 14th hole. The Covina native started the day on the back-nine where he collected two birdies and six pars. Chian's front-nine was bogey free as he recorded two more birdies and seven pars.

Seniors Kevin Lim and Kevin Roy are tied for 30th at 3-over 145 as Lim carded a 71 and Roy tied his career-low with a 67. Lim improved by three shots to move up from 51st, collecting five birdies, eight pars and five bogeys. Roy improved by 11 shots to move up from 68th as the native from Syracuse, N.Y. was bogey free on the back-nine, recording four birdies and five pars. On the front, Roy came out even, making three birdies and three bogeys.

Freshman Xander Schauffele shot a 75 to tie for 59th at 7-over 149. Schauffele made just one birdie for the round, while recording 13 pars and two bogeys and one-double bogey.

Junior Raymond Ho improved by five shots for a 76 to tie for 72nd at 15-over 157.

Bobby Wyatt of Alabama shot a 67 to move up to the top spot and lead the field of 75 players by one stroke over his fellow teammate Justin Thomas.

Final round play concludes on Saturday with the 49ers teeing off at 5:40 a.m. (PST) from the 10th tee with Houston and Wake Forest. Live play can be followed on Golfstat.com.

T7 Long Beach State 297 281 578
7 Philip Chian (3) 71 68 139
T30 Kevin Lim (1) 74 71 145
T30 Kevin Roy (2) 78 67 145
T59 Xander Schauffele (4) 74 75 149
T72 Raymond Ho (5) 81 76 157

 

Course:University of Georgia Golf Course: Par-71, 7,253 Yards     Par 71 - 7253 yards
current 
position
team scoring rounds total 
score
to par thru today 1 2
1
4 Alabama
-23 F   -8 269 276 545
2
33 East Carolina
-11 F   -3 276 281 557
3
10 North Florida
-6 F   +7 271 291 562
4
24 Georgia
E F   +4 280 288 568
5
16 New Mexico
+7 F   +6 285 290 575
6
  UNCW
+9 F   +11 282 295 577
T7
  Houston
+10 F   +12 282 296 578
T7
40 Long Beach State
+10 F   -3 297 281 578
T7
  Wake Forest
+10 F   +10 284 294 578
10
45 Augusta State
+11 F   +12 283 296 579
11
27 Iowa
+13 F   +9 288 293 581
12
  Texas-Arlington
+19 F   +18 285 302 587
13
  Loyola Univ-Maryland
+33 F   +16 301 300 601

 

TEE TIMES
3 Round 3

Available Rounds:   1  2  
Group Course Time Start
Hole
Player 1 Player 2 Player 3
1 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 7:50 1  Nick Reach 
Georgia
 Sean Romero 
New Mexico
 Stefan Brewer 
UNCW
2 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:00 1  Joey Garber 
Georgia
 Gavin Green 
New Mexico
 Ryan Nagy 
UNCW
3 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:10 1  Keith Mitchell 
Georgia
 Victor Perez 
New Mexico
 Patrick Sawrey 
UNCW
4 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:20 1  Brian Carter 
Georgia
 John Catlin 
New Mexico
 Thomas Bass 
UNCW
5 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:30 1  T.J. Mitchell 
Georgia
 James Erkenbeck 
New Mexico
 Payne McLeod 
UNCW
6 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:40 1  Hunter Hamrick 
Alabama
 Zach Edmondson 
East Carolina
 Joey Petronio 
North Florida
7 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:50 1  Scott Strohmeyer 
Alabama
 David Watkins 
East Carolina
 Kevin Phelan 
North Florida
8 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 9:00 1  Cory Whitsett 
Alabama
 Adam Stephenson 
East Carolina
 Sean Dale 
North Florida
9 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 9:10 1  Justin Thomas 
Alabama
 Harold Varner 
East Carolina
 MJ Maguire 
North Florida
10 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 9:20 1  Bobby Wyatt 
Alabama
 Ryan Eibner 
East Carolina
 Kevin Aylwin 
North Florida
11 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 7:30 10  Will Dusenbury 
Houston
 Raymond Ho 
Long Beach State
 Cyrus Stewart 
Wake Forest
12 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 7:40 10  Jesse Droemer 
Houston
 Xander Schauffele 
Long Beach State
 Thomas Birdsey 
Wake Forest
13 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 7:50 10  Roman Robledo 
Houston
 Kevin Roy 
Long Beach State
 Charlie Harrison 
Wake Forest
14 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:00 10  James Ross 
Houston
 Kevin Lim 
Long Beach State
 Evan Beck 
Wake Forest
15 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:10 10  Curtis Reed 
Houston
 Philip Chian 
Long Beach State
 Lee Bedford 
Wake Forest
16 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:20 10  Derek Chang 
Augusta State
 Joseph Winslow 
Iowa
 Pierre Carlsson 
Texas-Arlington
17 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:30 10  Alex Wennstam 
Augusta State
 Steven Ihm 
Iowa
 Jamey Taylor 
Texas-Arlington
18 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:40 10  Robin Petersson 
Augusta State
 Ian Vandersee 
Iowa
 Hunter Brown 
Texas-Arlington
19 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 8:50 10  Brendan Gillins 
Augusta State
 Barrett Kelpin 
Iowa
 Cameron Hollek 
Texas-Arlington
20 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 9:00 10  Taylor Floyd 
Augusta State
 Chris Brant 
Iowa
 Paul McConnell 
Texas-Arlington
21 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 9:10 10  Patrick McCormick 
Loyola Univ-Maryland
 Kamito Hirai 
Winthrop
 Clay Myers 
Jackson State
22 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 9:20 10  Jay Mulieri 
Loyola Univ-Maryland
 Jacobo Pastor 
Charleston Southern
 James Beale 
Mercer
23 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 9:30 10  Bart George 
Loyola Univ-Maryland
 Sebastian Soderberg 
Coastal Carolina
 David Denlinger 
Charleston Southern
24 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 9:40 10  Brendan Lemp 
Loyola Univ-Maryland
 Joe David 
Mississippi
 Brandon Pena 
Florida Gulf Coast
25 Par-71, 7,253 Yards 9:50 10  Ryan McCarthy 
Loyola Univ-Maryland
 Trey Valentine 
South Florida
 Chad Ramey 
Mississippi State

 


 

 

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