UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Junior Hayden Shieh carded a pair of sub-par rounds to tie for third place just three shots off the lead after the first day of play at the Redhawk Invitational. As a team the Broncos saw an 11-shot improvement in the second round to place 14th with a 597 total.
Shieh, who has two career titles, opened the tournament with a 1-under 70 over the first 18 holes and followed with a 2-under 69 to finish the day tied with a trio of players at 3-under 139. Northwestern's Dylan Wu is the individual leader after two rounds at 6-under 136.
The Broncos struggled to a first round team score of 304 but rebounded to finish off the second round with a 293. Iowa State leads the 18-team field after two rounds with a 4-over 572, one stroke better than Northwestern. Only 14 shots separate the Broncos from a top-five finish.
The Chambers Bay Golf Course will be adjusted to play 7,057 yards with a par of 70 for Tuesday's final round, which will tee off at 8 a.m. PDT. Live scoring is available at Birdiefire.com.
Santa Clara 2nd Round Individual Results
T3. Hayden Shieh 70-69 = 139 (-3)
T58. Matt McCarty 79-73 = 152 (+10)
T58. Derek Ackerman 75-77 = 152 (+10)
T68. Charlie Watson 80-74 = 154 (+12)
T80. Hassan Said 80-79 = 159 (+17)