Santa Clara Contending at Del Walker in Long Beach

Oct. 23, 2009

LONG BEACH, Calif. - The Santa Clara University men's golf team is just eight shots off the lead after the first round of the 14th Annual Del Walker Intercollegiate hosted by Long Beach State University. The Broncos stand at fourth in the 16-team event heading into the final two rounds Friday.

Santa Clara junior Scott Travers - who entered the week ranked 79th nationally by Golf Week - is challenging for the individual title after shooting a 4-under par 66 Thursday. Travers has placed in the top five in both fall tournaments already. Cory Mehl went 2-under for an opening-round 68. He joins Travers in the tournament's Top 10.

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The 14th Annual Del Walker Intercollegiate
Virginia Country Club, Long Beach Calif. (Virginia Tees, Par 70)

Team Standings
T1 Colorado State Univ. - (342) 342
T1 St. Mary's - (342) 342
3 Oregon - (344) 344
T4 Santa Clara Univ. - (350) 350
T4 UC Riverside - (350) 350
6 Long Beach State - (351) 351
7 Arizona - (353) 353
8 Pacific, U of - (354) 354
9 UC-Santa Barbara - (355) 355
T10 Cal Poly - (358) 358
T10 Loyola Marymount U. - (358) 358
12 UC-Irvine (362) 362
13 CSU Fullerton (367) 367
14 Wyoming, U. of (368) 368
15 CSU-Northridge - (372) 372
16 Idaho, Univ. of - (373) 373

Individual Leaderboard
1 Scott Clayton - UC Riverside (63) -7
2 Daniel Cone - St. Mary's (64) -6
3 John San Juan - CSU Fullerton (65) -5
T4 Scott Travers -Santa Clara Univ. (66) -4
T4 Riley Arp - Colorado State Univ. (66) -4
T4 Robert McRae - St. Mary's-Californ. (66) -4
7 Daniel Miernicki - Oregon (67) -3
T8 Cory Mehl - Santa Clara Univ. (68) -2
T8 John Lim - Loyola Marymount U. (68) -2
T8 Andrew Vijarro - Oregon (68) -2
T8 Alex Johnson - Pacific, U of (68) -2
T8 Steve Gibson - Long Beach State (68) -2
T8 Michael Drake - Long Beach State (68) -2