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Tritons 10th After Two Rounds at Own SoCal Intercollegiate


SANTEE, Calif. - Playing host to the 68th SoCal Intercollegiate, the University of California San Diego men's golf team sits in 10th place after Monday's first two rounds at Carlton Oaks Golf Club.

UC San Diego shot a 305 in the opening round and followed with a 312 in the second, totaling 617, 41-over par on the par 72, 6,834-yard layout.

Sophomore Hayden Hui is the top Triton thus far, tied for 28th after carding a 76 in each round for a 152 (+8). He recorded 25 pars, tied for the fifth-most on the day.

Sophomore Jacob Johnson (78-77--155) is tied for 40th, sophomore Adam Navigato (Solana Beach/Torrey Pines HS) (77-79--156) and freshman Ryan Vaughan (74-82--156) are tied for 47th, and sophomore Justin Woo (San Diego/Torrey Pines HS) (78-80--158) is tied for 52nd.

Vaughan's 74 in the first round was the lowest of the day for UCSD.

Three Tritons are playing as individuals including senior Mateusz Kucz (T-36th, 75-79--154), sophomore Connell Kilpatrick (T-55th, 78-82--160), and junior Joel Wermter (T-59th, 84-84--168).

Dominican leads the 11-team field with a 580 (+4), eight strokes in front of second-place Dixie State (588). Stanislaus State (590) is third.

Individually, Dominican's Ty Macias is atop the 60-player list with a 137 (-7). He opened with a 71 and topped that with a blistering 66 in the second round. Macias is the lone golfer under par. Dixie State's Jayce Frampton and Lawrence Liang of Academy of Art are tied for second, each with an even-par 144.

The course played to a 75.12 average score in the first round. That number increased to 77.17 in the second round as the wind picked up in the afternoon.

The third and final round gets underway Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.


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