Nov. 6, 2007
Oahu, HI - The Loyola Marymount men's golf team moved up one spot after the second round of the Turtle Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday, sitting in ninth place heading into the final round on Wednesday. The Lions posted a second round 284 for a two-round score of 559.
The Lions are just four strokes behind a trio of teams in fourth place at 554. Saint Mary's, Baylor and UNLV are all tied for fourth at 26-under par. Pepperdine is in seventh, just two strokes better thean LMU and College of Charleston is in eighth with a 558. Leading the tournament is Tennessee at 539, followed by UC Irvine at 550 and UT-Arlington at 551.
Senior Jason D'Amore continues to lead the Lions after a second round 72. He is tied for 17th overall and has a two-round score of 138. Junior Brian Locke is just one stroke behind with a 139. He posted a second-round 69 to move into a tie for 23rd.
Rounding out the Lions' scores were Greg Moss with a 141, Bryan Martin at 142 and John Lim at 144. They sit in a tie for 37th, 50th and 63rd, respectively. Only six strokes separate the Lions from one another.
Final round begins at 8 a.m. on the famed Fazio course at Turtle Bay.