Spartans 9th After 36 At Western Intercollegiate

As darkness set in at Pasatiempo Golf Club on April 14 San Jose State finished 36 holes with a total of 749 (+49) and are in ninth place heading into Sunday.


Christopher Lang was the Spartans low-man on the 6,615-yard par 70 course shooting 74-72-146 (+3). Lang is tied for 22nd place, three spots ahead of teammate Connor Covington who as an individual shot 72-75-147. 


Senior Matthew Hovan shaved four strokes off his morning round of 76 and finished 36 holes with a 148 (+8). Hovan finished in a tie for 32nd place.


Jay Myers is in a tie for 39th after shooting 74-75-149 (+9) while Justin Estrada shot 153 (+13) and is tied for 58th.


Also competing for San Jose State, Nick Brown who finished in a tie for 68th place with a 156 and Daniel Semmler in a tie for 77th with a 159.


#1-ranked Texas with three players inside the top-five and ties is the 36-hole leader. As a team the Longhorns shot 355-349-704 (+4) and hold a nine-stroke lead over #14-ranked Stanford.


Justin Shin of New Mexico State at -3 holds a one-stroke lead over Stanford's Patrick Rodgers. Jordan Spieth of Texas joins Shin and Rodgers as the only three players in red figures. Shin as an individual will be playing for New Mexico State's second Blue Jacket in as many years. Tim Madigan slid the jacket on for the Aggies in the 2011 Western Intercollegiate. 


Team Leader Board:

1 #1-Texas +4 355-349-704

2 #14-Stanford +13 353-360-713

3 #6-UCLA +15 351-364-715

4 #5-Southern California +22 358-364-722

5 #4-California +35 364-371-735

6 #11-Oregon +42 369-373-742

7 Kansas +47 372-375-747

8 #10-San Diego State 369-379-748

9 San Jose State 380-369-749

10 UC Irvine +55 387-368-755

11 New Mexico State 376-382-758

12 Denver 384-375-759

13 Hawaii 382-378-760

14 Hawaii-hilo +72 393-379-772


Individual Leader Board:

1 Justin Shin New Mexico State -3 68-69-137

2 Patrick Rodgers Stanford -2 67-71-138

3 Jordan Spieth Texas -1 72-67-139

T4 Troy Anderson Denver E 70-70-140

T4 Patrick Cantlay UCLA E 69-71-140

T4 Dylan Fritelli Texas E 67-73-140 

T4 Chris Gilbert Kansas E 70-70-140

T4 Julio Vegas Texas E 71-69-140

T4 Andrew Yun Stanford 70-70-140


SJSU Results:

T22 Christopher Lang +6 74-72-146

T25 Connor Covington +7 72-75-147

T32 Matthew Hovan +8 76-72-148

T39 Jay Myers +9 74-75-149

T58 Justin Estrada +13 76-77-153

T68 Nick Brown +16 80-76-156

T77 Daniel Semmler +19 85-74-159