UCLA holds on to narrow lead
Bruins’ Figueiredo tied for first on individual leaderboard
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- UCLA maintained its first-round lead and is leading by two strokes heading into the final round of the NCAA Bowling Green Regional.
The Bruins posted a second-round score of 287 (-1) to give them a total score of 571 (-5) heading into the final round. They lead by two strokes against second-place Texas A&M, who put up a second round 278 (-10) to give them an overall score of 573 (-3).
Chattanooga, Memphis and Virginia Tech rounded out the top five with tournament scores of 575 (-1), 582 (+6) and 583 (+7) respectively. The top-five finishers from the regional will move on to the NCAA Championship at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles.
Individually, Pedro Figueiredo followed up his first round 68 (-4) with a second round 69 (-3) to put him in a tie for first with Chattanooga's Stephan Jaeger at 137 (-7). Figueiredo recorded four birdies on the day, including three in a row on holes 4-6. Alex Shi Yup Kim also had a great round, firing a second round 68 (-4) to jump up to a tie for ninth at 142 (-2) heading into tomorrow's final round. Kim posted a great finish to his second round, birdying four of his last five holes.
Patrick Cantlay is currently tied for 13th place with a score of 144 (E) after shooting a second round 75 (+3). Finally, Anton Arboleda is tied for 26th at 148 (+4) after recording a 75 (+3) for his second round while Pontus Widegren shot a second round 76 (+4) and is tied for 51st with a score of 154 (+10).