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Jay Lim tied for 10th with a 14-over par 227 over the three rounds.
Golfers Place Seventh at SoCal Intercollegiate Championship
Release: Saturday 03/12/2013 
by UCSD

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. - As host of the 63rd Annual Southern California Intercollegiate Championship, the UC San Diego men's golf team placed seventh in a 16-team field Tuesday at Mission Viejo Country Club in Orange County.

With the second straight day of perfect weather for the three-round tournament, Cal State Stanislaus won the team title, leading after every round and totaling a 39-over par 891. The Warriors were three strokes ahead of second place Cal State Monterey Bay (+42, 894) and 14 in front of third place Grand Canyon (+53, 905).

It was the second consecutive victory for Stanislaus as the Warriors won the event in 2012 as well.

UCSD's "A" team concluded play with a total of 927, 75-over par, for its seventh place standing. The "B" squad placed 13th with a 106-over 958.  

Alex Carpenter of Abilene Christian ran away with the individual crown as the only player among 88 to finish under par. He fired a 6-under 207, which included a course record 63 in the third round. Carpenter topped the MVCC mark by five strokes.

Placing a distant second was Jered Stone of Cal State Monterey Bay, who finished nine strokes behind Carpenter with a 3-over 216. Rob Damschen of Cal State Stanislaus was third, carding a 217, 4-over par.

Two UCSD players were among the top 15 finishers. Jay Lim shot a 14-over par 227 to come off in a three-way tie for 10th place. He fired a 73 in the opening round, a 75 in round two and a 79 in the third round. Triton freshman Clayton Yamaguchi tied with five other players for 13th place, totaling a 15-over 228 by going 76-73-79.

The rounds of 73 by Lim and Yamaguchi were the lowest by any Triton. Lim posted 10 birdies over the tourney, tied for the fourth-highest total of any player. Yamaguchi's scoring average of 4.78 on par-5 holes was tied for the fifth-best. 

The top finisher from UCSD's "B" team was Ryan Rankin, who placed 32nd with a 21-over 234.

UC San Diego was fifth following the first round of play and tied for fourth after two rounds.

The MVCC course played tough the entire tournament as the field averaged 79.98 strokes on the par-71 layout. It totaled 6,792 yards in the first round while the second round played at 6,799 yards and the third round was 6,770 yards.

UCSD is off until March 25-26 when it plays in the Grand Canyon Invitational in Arizona.

63rd Annual Southern California Intercollegiate Championship
March 11-12, 2013
Mission Viejo Country Club • Mission Viejo, Calif.
Final Results

1. Cal State Stanislaus, 292-297-302--891 +39
2. Cal State Monterey Bay, 298-310-286--894 +42
3. Grand Canyon, 296-307-302--905 +53
4. Abilene Christian, 309-304-294--907 +55
T-5. Central Oklahoma, 303-319-296--918 +66
T-5. Belmont Abbey, 299-312-307--918 +66
7. UC San Diego, 302-309-316--927 +75
8. Sonoma State, 310-318-303--931 +79
9. Dixie State, 304-317-315--936 +84
10. St. Edward's, 308-308-323--939 +87
T-11. Cal State San Bernardino, 309-323-310--942 +90
T-11. Washburn, 311-318-313--942 +90
13. UC San Diego "B", 320-317--321--958 +106
14. Wilmington (DE), 319-323-327--969 +117
15. Southwest Baptist, 335-337-348--1020 +168
16. Cal State Dominguez Hills, 360-346-348--1054 +202

1. Alex Carpenter, Abilene Christian 72-72-63--207 -6
2. Jered Stone, Cal State Monterey Bay 74-75-67--216 +3
3. Rob Damschen, Cal State Stanislaus 69-77-71--217 +4

T-10. Jay Lim, UC San Diego 73-75-79--227 +14
T-13. Clayton Yamaguchi, UC San Diego 76-73-79--228 +15
32. Ryan Rankin, UC San Diego "B" 75-80-79--234 +21
T-43. Lewis Simon, UC San Diego 79-78-80--237 +24
T-46. Jacob Williams, UC San Diego 77-83-78--238 +25
T-46. Fredrik Palmer-Picard, UC San Diego "B" 82-80-76--238 +25
T-52. Jeff Roseth, UC San Diego "B" 79-80-82--241 +28
T-62. David Smith, UC San Diego "B" 84-77-84--245 +32
T-68. Daniel Yang, UC San Diego 76-83-90--249 +36
80. Marc Herrmann, UC San Diego "B" 97-93-91--281 +68

-- UCSDtritons.com --

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