LAS VEGAS — San Jose State took the lead in the second round of the Western Athletic Conference Championship on Tuesday. The Spartans shot 291 (+3) in the second round to give them the 36-hole lead by two strokes ahead of New Mexico State.
San Jose State has a 581 team total on the par 72, Rio Secco Golf Course. New Mexico State is close behind at 583. First-round leader Fresno State slipped to third at 588.
The Spartans took the lead at the end of the day playing the last two holes four under par. Conversely, Fresno State was seven-over for the same two holes creating an 11-shot swing.
Jay Myers was under par for the second consecutive round shooting a 71. He birdied the 18th hole to leave him two strokes out of the individual lead with 18 holes remaining.
Matthew Hovan and Justin Estrada each turned in a second-round 73 and Christopher Lang pitched in with a 74.