October 3, 2010

Matadors Jump Up to Sixth at Cabo Collegiate After Second Round 285

Oct. 3, 2010

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Cal State Northridge posted a 27-shot improvement over Saturday's opening round as the Matadors carded a blistering 285 on Sunday to move into sixth-place at the Cabo Collegiate. Individually, Nick Delio and Chris Russo are tied for third.

The Matadors, who carded a team round of 312 on Saturday, blistered the Querencia Los Cobos course with a 285 on Sunday to move from 11th to sixth place. CSUN now trails team-leading Arkansas (577) by 20 shots in the team chase and are just two shots behind fifth-place UC Irvine.

Delio and Russo both sit in third place as Russo held his spot from Saturday and Delio moved up from 17th. Delio, the senior from Valencia, Calif., fired a four under-par 68 after an opening round 75. Russo, who carded an opening round 71, shot an even-par 72 on Sunday. Both players are at one under-par 143 heading into Monday's final round.

Freshman Jake Katz posted an 11-stroke improvement over his first round as he carded a two under-par 70 after an opening round 81. Katz is tied for 28th at (+7) 151 after sitting 49th after round one. Matt Siporin had Northridge's biggest improvement from round one to two as he posted a 13-stroke improvement. Siporin, who struggled to an 88 on Saturday, moved into a tie for 62nd after a second round (+3) 75.

Arthur Chung rounded out CSUN's scoring as he posted an 83 on Sunday after an 85 on Saturday. Chung is currently 66th at (+24) 168.

Individually, SMU's Kelly Kraft will bring a five-stroke lead into final round play Monday. Tee times begin at 9 a.m. local time.

TEAM RESULTS
1 Arkansas 297 280 577 +1
2 Houston 293 292 585 +9
3 SMU 307 283 590 +14
4 Oregon State 297 296 593 +17
5 UC Irvine 295 300 595 +19
6 Northridge 312 285 597 +21
7 Texas-Arlington 304 294 598 +22
T8 Pacific 304 302 606 +30
T8 Lamar 310 296 606 +30
10 St. Mary's 310 297 607 +31
11 Santa Clara 308 301 609 +33
12 Boise State 313 308 621 +45

INDIVIDUAL LEADERBOARD
1 Kelly Kraft, SMU 72 65 137 -7
2 Bryan Harris, UC Irvine 68 74 142 -2
T3 Nick Delio, Northridge 75 68 143 -1
T3 Jamie Marshall, Arkansas 74 69 143 -1
T3 Chris Russo, Northridge 71 72 143 -1
T6 Jerry He, UC Irvine 73 71 144 E
T6 Austin Cook, Arkansas 72 72 144 E
8 Josh Eure, Arkansas 76 69 145 +1
T9 Will Pearson, Arkansas 77 69 146 +2
T9 Jesse Droemer, Houston 72 74 146 +2
T9 Wes Worster, Texas-Arlington 73 73 146 +2
T9 Matt Eschenburg, Houston 69 77 146 +2
T9 T.J. Bordeaux, Pacific 73 73 146 +2
T9 Alex Moore, Oregon State 75 71 146 +2
T9 Ethan Tracy, Arkansas 76 70 146 +2

NORTHRIDGE RESULTS
6 Cal State Northridge 312 285 597
T3 Nick Delio 75 68 143
T3 Chris Russo 71 72 143
T28 Jake Katz 81 70 151
T62 Matt Siporin 88 75 163
66 Arthur Chung 85 83 168

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