Spartans Middle of the Pack At Duck Invite

EUGENE, Ore. -- The San Jose State men's golf team is in a tie for eighth place through 36 holes at the Duck Invitational after shooting 595 (+19) on March 26.


The Spartans shot an opening-round 300 (+12) on the 7,007-yard par 72 Eugene Country Club and followed up with a 295 (+7) in the afternoon.


Christopher Lang had the only sub-par round of the day for San Jose State with a one-under 71 in round two. Lang made two birdies and an eagle in his second round giving him his second straight tournament with an eagle. He is the team's low man in the tournament at +2 and in a tie for 19th place on the leader board.


Daniel Semmler shot 74-75-149 (+5) and is tied for 30th while Matthew Hovan is in a tie for 36th after shooting 77-73-150 (+6).


San Jose State's stroke-average leader Jay Myers (70.86) finished the day tied for 42nd place and shot 75-76-151 (+7). Justin Estrada rounded out the lineup shooting 76-78-154 (+10) and is tied for 58th.


#14-ranked Oregon sits atop the leader board with a 13-under par 563. They lead Long Beach State by just one stroke.


Oregon's Eugene Wong and Anders Engell of Saint Mary's (Calif.) share the individual lead after totaling a six-under 138.


The 54-hole Duck Invitational concludes tomorrow with the final 18 holes beginning on a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. PDT. Live stats are available at www.golfstat.com.


Team Leader Board:

1 Oregon 284-279-563 (-13)

2 Long Beach State 280-284-564 (-12)

3 Saint Mary's (CA) 287-289-576 (E)

4 Oregon State 295-289-584 (+8)

5 San Francisco 295-293-588 (+12)

6 Pacific 293-296-589 (+13)

7 Colorado 298-296-594 (+18)

T8 Central Oklahoma 293-302-595 (+19)

T8 San Jose State 300-295-595 (+19)

10 Washington State 298-299-597 (+21)

11 Gonzaga 308-294-602 (+26)

12 UC Davis 305-302-607 (+31)

13 Boise State 305-306-611 (35)

14 Santa Clara 307-317-624 (+48)


Individual Leader Board:

T1 Anders Engell Saint Mary's (CA) (-6) 70-68-138

T1 Eugene Wong Oregon (-6) 69-69-138

T3 Philip Chan Long Beast State (-4) 70-70-140

T3 Daniel Miernicki Oregon (-4) 71-69-140

T5 Alex Edfort Pacific (-3) 69-72-141

T5 Andrew Vijarro Oregon (-3) 71-70-141


SJSU Results:

T19 Christopher Lang (+2) 75-71-146

T30 Daniel Semmler (+5) 74-75-149

T36 Matthew Hovan (+6) 77-73-150

T42 Jay Myers (+7) 75-76-151

T58 Justin Estrada (+10) 76-78-154