Angel Leads Bulldogs at Morris Williams
April 7, 2008
FRESNO, Calif. -
Sophomore Todd Angel led the Bulldogs at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate Monday at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin, Texas. The challenging par 71 course over 7,412 yards proved difficult along with an elite field challenged the Bulldogs. Fresno State finished in 14th place after two rounds with 43-over par. The Bulldogs carded 307 - 304 - 611 heading into the third round on Tuesday.
The field was strong with ten top-50 ranked opponents. The no. 5 ranked Oklahoma State is the current leader ahead of no. 29 UNLV and the host no. 49 Texas. The no. 1 team in the nation, Alabama is currently in sixth place with 20-over.
Angel leads the `Dogs tying for 34th place with scores of 74-76 - 150. Angel drained six birdies in the second round with four birdies in a row on holes 11-14 adding to his four birdies in the first round. Brad Wyatt tied for 46th place with 75-77 - 152. Grant Doverspike tied for 54th place with an improved second round of 75 to finish with 154 followed by Matt Ryan who finished at 13-over 155. Michael Gideon is in 71st place with 160.
"There was a lot of good golf today but we also had several disasters thrown in," said head coach Mike Watney. "The guys are young and still learning how to play a full round of golf. Todd was 4-under par at one point and shot 76. We just couldn't finish the rounds."
Charlie Holland of Texas is the individual leader with 1-under par. Holland was the individual champion at the 2008 Fresno Lexus Classic. There is a four-way tie for second all at even par.
The Bulldogs will conclude the final round Tuesday, April 8 to complete the regular season.