Both Spartans In Top-10 At PGA Minority Championship

Port St. Lucie, Fla.-----Miguel Camitoc moved into the top-10 and Stephan Stallworth remained just ahead of him after 36 holes of the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship men’s independent division.

Camitoc, a freshman, started the second round in 14th place and finished with the fourth best score of the day, a two-over 74 on the Wanamaker Course at the PGA Village. The Spartan freshman is alone in ninth place at 152.

Stallworth, a sophomore and third at the beginning of second-round play, posted a 79 and is tied for seventh place at 151.

Loyola of Illinois Armando Favela is the tournament leader at 139. He is the only player in the 29-man field with under par scores in each of the first two rounds.

Five other tournaments under the Minority Collegiate Golf Championship are taking place simultaneously at the Wanamaker and Ryder Golf Courses at the PGA Club. The Independent Division is open to student-athletes who are African-American, Hispanic American, Native or Alaskan American, Asian or Pacific Island American.

Stallworth and Camitoc are the first two San Jose State players to compete in the 22-year history of the championship.

The 54-hole tournament concludes with 18 holes on May 11.

36-Hole Results from the 22nd Annual PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship Men’s Independent Division
Wanamaker Course, Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Par 72

Leading Individuals (29 players in the field)

1. Armando Favela, Loyola-Illinois 71-73-144
2. Amit Odaiyar, Florida Atlantic 71-73-144
3. Vincent Johnson, Oregon State 73-74-147
4. Juan Ronderos, Bethune Cookman 74-75-149
Henry Stetina, New Mexico State 77-72-149
6. Edmund Tan, Northwood 76-74-150
7. Stephan Stallworth, San Jose State 72-79-151
Sergio Edness, Johnson & Wales 74-77-151
9. Miguel Camitoc, San Jose State 78-74-152
10. Derrick Williams, Cleveland State 76-77-153
Chris Nieto, New Mexico State 76-77-153