Pacific Moves Up One Spot On Day Two Of Winchester Classic

Dan Garcia

Meadow Vista, Calif. - Playing the second of three rounds at the Winchester Classic, the Pacific golf team moved up one spot to sixth on Saturday, April 21.  The Tigers ended the day at just four-over par as a team on the round to move to +24 for the tournament.  The Tigers' second round score of 292 was the second best of the day as they trailed only the tournament leader, Fresno State, which shot a +2, 292 to move into the lead at +9 for the two rounds.  The Bulldogs hold a 10 shot lead over UC Davis after the Aggies shot a 305 on the day to slip out of the top spot for the tournament.

Individually, the Tigers were led by senior Dan Garcia who shot the top round of teh day with a -2, 70.  Garcia's red number moved him up the individual standings into a tie for 15th after posting a +6 through the first 36 holes.  Freshman Byron Meth sits atop the individual standings for the Tigers as the first-year player finished the second day tied for 10th overall after shooting even-par on day two. The freshman finished the first two days at +4, seven strokes off the lead held by Nevada's Kevin Lucas who finished at -3.

The Tigers will look to make a move up the leaderboard on the final day of play at the classic on Sunday, April 22, when the teams tee off for the last 18-holes of action.  Pacific will tee off at 8:00 am on the final day of play.

    R1 R2 R3 Total
6th Pacific 308 292   +24, 600
T10 Byron Meth 76 72   +4, 148
T15 Dan Garcia 80 70   +6, 150
T26 Alex Edfort 74 79   +9, 153
T28 Drew Bender 79 75   +10, 154
T28 Eric Sugimoto 79 75   +10, 154