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Golf At +25 in Dark-Delayed Second Round

Jan. 29, 2007

Tucson, AZ (Jan. 29) - The Loyola Marymount men's golf team opened the first day of the spring season at the PING-Arizona Intercollegiate, shooting a 298 in the first round before the second round was suspended due to darkness on Monday at Arizona National Golf Course.. They entered the second round in 14th place out of 16 teams.

The annual tournament features 14 teams ranked in the top-100 nationally by GolfWeek.com and lived up to expectations. At the time the second round was stopped, the Lions sat at +25 with UNLV leading at -17 and BYU in second at -16, sitting at -14 in the second round.

The Lions are currently being led by junior Jason D'Amore with an even par through 15 holes in the second round. He posted a two-over par in the first round but is two-under in the second.

Tucson native Josh Escobedo is at +3 on the day after 14 holes in the second round. He posted a two-under in the first round before going +5 in the second round. Sophomore Brian Locke is at seven-over through 15 holes.

Rounding out the Lions scores are Louie Bergna and Joe Stassi at +16.

The second round will finish at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday with the final round following the completion of round two.

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