February 16, 2011

Arthur Chung Finishes Tied for Third at CSU Bakersfield Invitational

Feb. 16, 2011

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Junior Arthur Chung's career-best finish led a quartet of Matador golfers competing as individuals Monday and Tuesday at the CSU Bakersfield Invitational at Seven Oaks C.C.

Chung fired rounds of 69-71-72 to finish the three-round tournament at four under-par 212. His opening round 69 ties for Northridge's third-best round of the season as does his tournament score of 212. The third place finish is the first top-10 finish of Chung's Matador career.

The Matadors did not compete as a team Monday and Tuesday, but did tie with the host Roadrunners in a dual match on Sunday.

Sophomore Chris Russo tied for 19th at (+5) 221 with rounds of 78-70-73, freshman Ryan Green tied for 27th at (+7) 223 following rounds of 75-75-73 and freshman Jake Katz rounded out the CSUN foursome as he tied for 32nd at (+8) 224 after posting rounds of 77-72-75.

Cal State Northridge returns to action at the USC Collegiate Invitational at North Ranch G.C. in Westlake Village, Calif. The 54-hole tournament runs Feb. 28-Mar. 1.

CSUB INVITATIONAL
Bakersfield, Calif.
Seven Oaks Country Club
Par 72, 5,960 yards

INDIVIDUAL LEADERBOARD
1. Ryan Indovina, CSU Dominguez Hills 68-72-70--210 (-6)
2. Patrick Bauer, Sonoma State 71-70-70--211 (-5)
T3. Arthur Chung, Northridge 69-71-72--212 (-4)
T3. Max Cohen, College of the Canyons 70-71-71--212 (-4)
T3. Ryan Ellerbrock, Pt. Loma Nazarene 73-71-68--212 (-4)
6. Oscar Casillas, Pt. Loma Nazarene 70-69-75--214 (-2)
T7. Rich Gilkey, Bakersfield College 73-71-71--215 (-1)
T7. Garret Szubielski, CSU Dominguez Hills 71-73-71--215 (-1)
T9. Rufie Fessler, Bakersfield College 73-70-73--216 (E)
T9. Janssen Todd, Sonoma State 72-70-74--216 (E)

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE RESULTS
T3. Arthur Chung 69-71-72--212
T19. Chris Russo 78-70-73--221
T27. Ryan Green 75-75-73--223
T32. Jake Katz 77-75-75--224

- GO MATADORS -

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