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Lewis Simon was 34th with a 15-over 225.
Tritons Finish Tied for Eighth at Coyote Invitational
Release: Tuesday 02/26/2013 

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - UC San Diego's golf team wrapped up play at the Coyote Invitational Tuesday, tying for eighth place after three rounds at Arrowhead Country Club.

UCSD shot a 58-over par 898 for the tourney, tying it with Colorado State-Pueblo for eighth out of 15 teams. After totaling a 21-over 301 in each of the first two rounds, the Tritons fired a 16-over 296 in Tuesday's third and final round.

Junior David Smith and freshman Daniel Yang were the top finishers for UCSD, tying for 30th. Both totaled a 14-over 224, with Smith going 78-74-72 and Yang going 78-73-73.

Cal State Stanislaus, ranked 17th nationally, was the team champion, coming in with a total of 864 (289-293-282), 24 over par on the par-70, 6,525-yard layout at Arrowhead. No. 8 Cal State Monterey Bay placed second with a +32 872 (300-286-286), while host Cal State San Bernardino was third with a 37-over 877 (283-300-294).

San Bernardino was the leader after Monday's first round, but Stanislaus overtook the Coyotes by one stroke following the second round. Monterey Bay was fifth after two rounds of play.

UCSD, tied for seventh following the opening round, dropped to 10th after the second round.

Bobby Holden of Redlands won the individual title as the only player to finish below par with 2-under 208 (72-68-68). Paul Smith (68-73-71) of Cal State Stanislaus and Kenny You (72-71-69) from Dixie State tied for second, both shooting a 2-over 212 for the tourney.

Also in the field for UCSD was junior Lewis Simon (tied for 34th, 74-78-73--225), sophomore Jay Lim (tied for 39th, 71-78-78--227) and junior Jacob Williams (tied for 58th, 78-76-79--233). Lim's 71 in the first round was a tourney low for the Tritons.

Up next, UCSD hosts the 63rd Annual SoCal Intercollegiate, March 11-12 at Mission Viejo Country Club.

Coyote Invitational
Feb. 25-26, 2013 
Arrowhead Country Club
San Bernardino, Calif.

1. Cal State Stanislaus 289-293-282--864 +24
2. Cal State Monterey Bay 300-286-286--872 +32
3. Cal State San Bernardino 283-300-294--877 +37
4. Colorado School of Mines 301-296-283--880 +40
5. Redlands 293-291-297--881 +41
6. Chico State 304-281-301--886 +46
7. Dixie State 293-294-303--890 +50
T-8. UC San Diego 301-301-296--898 +58
T-8. Colorado State-Pueblo 305-294-299--898 +58
10. Sonoma State 302-299-303--904 +64
11. Cal State East Bay 306-300-301--907 +67
12. Holy Names 304-309-306--919 +79
13. Cal Baptist 300-307-313--920 +80
14. Northwest Nazarene 307-302-312--921 +81
15. Cal State Dominguez Hills 333-339-335--1007 +167

1. Bobby Holden, Redlands 72-68-68--208 -2
T-2. Kenny You, Dixie State 72-71-69--212 +2
T-2. Paul Smith, Cal State Stanislaus 68-73-71--212 +2

T-30. David Smith, UC San Diego 78-74-72--224 +14
T-30. Daniel Yang, UC San Diego 78-73-73--224 +14
T-34. Lewis Simon, UC San Diego 74-78-73--225 +15
T-39. Jay Lim, UC San Diego 71-78-78--227 +17
T-58. Jacob Williams, UC San Diego 78-76-79--233 +23 

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