March 1, 2011

Matadors Conclude USC Collegiate Invitational in 14th Place After Final Round 294

March 1, 2011

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. - Cal State Northridge posted team rounds of 297-301-294 (892) to finish in 14th-place at the USC Collegiate Invitational at North Ranch C.C. Senior Nick Delio led the Matadors with a 14th-place finish, his fifth top-20 finish of the season.

The tournament was delayed for the second day in row due to morning frost on the course, teams began play at 9 a.m., hustling to complete the remaining 28-30 holes of the 54-hole event.

Northridge, which was 13th after the opening round (297), slipped to 14th after a second round of 301. The Matadors then posted their best round of the tournament with a final round 294 but could not move up from 14th. CSUN now has 10th and 14th place finishes in its two spring tournaments.

Delio, who has first, second and sixth-place finishes in addition to a 20th place, wound up in a tie for 14th after closing with rounds of 72-69. With an opening round 74, the senior from Valencia finished the tournament at two over-par 214.

Sophomore Chris Russo, who was in 23rd place to lead the Matadors after the opening round, struggled to a second round 79 before closing with a three over-par 74 to finish tied for 52nd at (+12) 225. Matt Siporin carded his second consecutive round of 75 on Tuesday to finish the tournament with rounds of 78-75-75 which left him tied for 64th at (+15) 228.

After an opening round 78, Arthur Chung closed with rounds of 75 and 77 to finish tied for 64th at (+17) 230. Freshman Jake Katz wound up the Matador scoring as finished tied for 74th at (+19) 232 following rounds of 73-83-76.

San Diego State (850) won the team title edging UCLA (852) by two shots. The Bruins' Patrick Cantlay notched the individual win at 6-under 207 (67-72-68), UCLA's first individual win since 2003 and fourth overall.

Cal State Northridge returns to the course Mar. 7-8 as the Matadors compete at Long Beach State's Del Walker Invitational at Virginia C.C.

USC COLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL
Westlake Village, Calif.
North Ranch Country Club
Par 71, 6,869 Yards

TEAM RESULTS
1. San Diego State 282-279-289--850
2. UCLA 280-286-286--852
3. Oregon 282-288-291--861
4. Stanford 285-289-289--863
5. UC Davis 283-289-295--867
6. Arizona State 292-292-285--869
7. Michigan 289-286-296--871
8. USC 283-304-288-875
9. California 286-298-293--877
10. Pepperdine 296-287-295--878
11. San Diego 306-292-282--880
12. Washington 290-300-291--881
13. Fresno State 299-301-291--891
14. Northridge 297-301-294--892
15. BYU 293-311-302--906

INDIVIDUAL LEADERBOARD
1. Patrick Cantlay, UCLA 67-72-68--207 (-6)
2. Scott Pinckney, ASU 71-71-67--209 (-4)
3. Johan Carlsson, SDSU 68-69-73--210 (-3)
3. Tyler Raber, UC Davis 70-73-67--210 (-3)
5. Bhavik Patel, Fresno State 71-73-67--211 (-2)
5. Andrew Yun, Stanford 70-70-71--211 (-2)
7. J.J. Spaun, SDSU 71-71-71--213 (E)
8. Josh Anderson 72-73-69--214 (+1)
8. Anton Arboleda 70-70-74--214 (+1)
8. Todd Baek, SDSU 71-74-69--214 (+1)
8. Joey Garber, Michigan 70-71-73--214 (+1)

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE RESULTS
14. Northridge 297-301-294--892
T14. Nick Delio 74-72-69--215
T51. Chris Russo 72-79-74--225
T63. Matt Siporin 78-75-75--228
T70. Arthur Chung 78-75-77--230
T73. Jake Katz 73-83-76--232

- GO MATADORS -

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