CALIMESA, Calif. --- The Sacramento State men''s golf team sits in 28th place following the first two rounds of play at The Gold Rush Classic. The tournament, which is being hosted by UCLA at the PGA of Southern California Golf Course, features 30 collegiate teams from California.
The host Bruins enter the third and final round with a 1-stroke lead over Stanford. UCLA shot rounds of 283 and 282 to finish at 565. The second round was completed Saturday morning after darkness suspended play Friday night.
Cal Poly (572), UC San Diego (572) and Saint Mary''s (574) rounds out the top five. The Hornets opened play with a team score of 311 in the first round and added 318 in the second.
Individually, Travis Bertoni of Cal Poly shot 65-68-133 and takes a 2-stroke lead into the third round. San Jose State''s Justin Madison is second at 65-70-135 and UCLA''s Peter Campbell is third with 69-68-137.
Sacramento State was led by Matt Montez who shot 75-79-154 and is currently tied for 103rd. Chad Wood (76-80-156) is tied for 126th, Brandon Kingsolver (78-79-157) is tied for 132nd, Brian Little (87-80-167) is 167th and John Bowen (82-86-168) is 168th.