Scott Lowe and Ronnald Monaco Go Under Par at OGIO‐UCSB Invitational

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Bronco men's golf team had a pair of players among the top 15 after the first day of action at the picturesque Sandpiper Golf Club in Santa Barbara at the 2012 OGIO‐UCSB Invitational.

Santa Clara sophomore Scott Lowe shot an opening-round 71 and senior teammate Ronnald Monaco posted a 2-under par 70 in the afternoon session, as both Broncos rest tied for 15 among a 74-man field.

West Coast Conference rival St. Mary's is the overnight team leader, edging out Long Beach State as the top team heading into Tuesday's final 18 holes.

SANTA CLARA RESULTS

13 Santa Clara Univ. 307 304 611
T 15 Ronnald Monaco 76 70 146
T 15 Scott Lowe 71 75 146
T 45 Colin Gunstream 77 75 152
67 Brett Komoto 83 84 167
T 68 Bobby Monaco 86 84 170

TEAM LEADERBOARD
1 Saint Mary's (CA) 284 280 564
2 Long Beach State 282 287 569
3 Loyola Marymount U. 288 294 582
4 Southern Utah Univ. 292 295 587
5 Seattle University 295 294 589
UC Santa Barbara 293 296 589
7 Sacramento State 297 294 591
8 British Columbia, U. 307 292 599
9 CSU-Northridge 308 292 600
10 Wyoming, U. of 294 307 601
11 CSU-Bakersfield 303 301 604
12 UC Riverside 298 308 606
13 Santa Clara Univ. 307 304 611

INDIVIDUAL LEADERBOARD

1 Anders Engell St. Mary's 69 67 136 -8
2 Xander Schauffele Long Beach 71 69 140 -4
3 Mac McClung St. Mary's 72 70 142 -2
Kevin Lim Long Beach 69 73 142 -2
Cameron Rappleye Sac State 71 71 142 -2
Ben Geyer St. Mary's 70 72 142 -2
Bryan Bergna Loyola-Mar 69 73 142 -2
8 Rob Siebly Seattle U. 73 70 143 -1
Kevin Roy Long Beach 72 71 143 -1
10 Raymond Ho Long Beach 70 74 144 E
Eric Grimberg St. Mary's 73 71 144 E

2012 OGIO‐UCSB Invitational

Dates: Monday, Apr., 2 and Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2012
Host: UC Santa Barbara
Field (13 teams): St. Mary's (38), Long Beach State (49), Sacramento State (106), Loyola Marymount (109), UCSB (135), Wyoming (160), Southern Utah (163), UC Riverside (177), Santa Clara (189), Cal State Northridge (204), Seattle University (211), Cal State Bakersfield (243), British Columbia (NR)
Details:
54-hole tournament (36-holes Monday, 18-holes Tuesday) Shotgun start at 8 a.m. (PT) on Monday. The final 18 holes on Tuesday have tee times ranging from 8 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Course:
Sandpiper Golf Club. (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Yardage (Par): 7,068 (72)
Rating/Slope: 74.7/136
Address: 7925 Hollister Avenue
Santa Barbara, California 93117
Course Website: SandpiperGolf.com
Course Number: (805) 968-1541
Official Results: UCSBGauchos.com

*Rankings by GolfWeek.com

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