Nov. 7, 2006
Kanoehe, HI (Nov. 7) - The Loyola Marymount University men's golf team continues to lead the 2006 Hawaii Fall Intercollegiate thanks to a second round 294 on Tuesday. The Lions hold a six stroke lead as sophomore Brian Locke is tied for the individual lead at five-under.
Thanks to a school record 280 in the first round and a solid 294 in the second, the Lions are two-under as a team and lead by six strokes over fellow West Coast Conference rival San Diego, who is at four-over. San Diego State, Saint Mary's, College of Charleston and New Mexico State are all tied for third at six-under. The final round will be played on Wednesday.
Locke, who was the West Coast Conference Player of the Month for October, shot a one-under 71 in the second round and is at 139 for the tournament. He is tied with Gari Maton of Charleston, one stroke better than a trio at 140.
Junior Jason D'Amore shot a second round 74 and is at one-under 143 for the tournament. He is in a three-way tie for seventh. Fellow junior Josh Escobedo is one stroke behind with an even-par 144. He is in a five-way tie for 10th after shooting a second round 75 on Tuesday.
Sophomore Joe Stassi continues his solid and consistent play with a 74 in both the first and second rounds. He is at 148, good for 4-over par and for a tie at 34th. Sophomore Louie Bergna is in 80th place at 157.