SCIAC Men's and Women's Golf Championships - Day 2 Recap

SCIAC Men's and Women's Golf Championships - Day 2 Recap

SCIAC Championship Central

The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) men's and women's golf teams continued play at the 2019 SCIAC Championships at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena, Calif. on Friday. Action at the 2019 edition of the SCIAC Championships concludes Saturday with both the men's and women's teams teeing off at 8 a.m. 

On the men's side, Redlands carded the low team round of the day with a 293, followed by La Verne at 297 and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) in third with 301. California Lutheran shot a combined 306 and finished fourth on Friday, while Occidental and Chapman tied for fifth place with day two rounds of 308. Pomona-Pitzer carded a team score of 323 on Friday. Whittier rounded out the eight-team field notched a total of 334. 

With a slim, one-stroke advantage, CMS has collected 1764 strokes through six rounds. Redlands is second with 1765, followed by La Verne at 1766 in third place. Occidental is in fourth with 1812 strokes. In fifth place with 1825 total strokes is Chapman, followed by Cal Lutheran at 1831. In seventh is Pomona-Pitzer with 1860, while Whittier is in eighth with a collective total of 1945. 

Leading the men's field is Mason Chiu of the Stags who carded a 71 on day two for a total of 134. He is currently eight-under-par for the two championship rounds. La Verne's Pitiluk Phanomchai is second with two-day total of 141 (71-70), while Sam Miller of Occidental and Alex Stroes of Redlands are tied for third with scores of 143. Owen Rosebeck of Pomona-Pitzer and the Bulldogs' Cameron Cooper are tied for fifth at 175. Ken Kong is is seventh (146), and Tanay Srivastav of the Tigers is at 147, while there is a five-way tie for ninth at 148 between the Leopards' Hisham Hussein and Conner Davis, Cade Lawson and Kyle Sharp of Redlands, and Chapman's Griffin Tso

On the women's side, CMS shot 303 on day two, followed by Redlands 11 strokes behind at 314. Pomona-Pitzer notched a 321 to finish third on Friday, while Occidental was in fourth on Friday with a score of 328. Cal Lutheran was just one shot behind at 329 in fifth place, and three shots ahead of Chapman in sixth (332). Whittier was next in seventh with 333, while La Verne finished the day at 372. 

Overall, CMS is leading the field with a combined score of 1835, followed by Redlands with a six-round total of 1850. The Sagehens are sitting in third with a collective score of 1900, followed by Chapman in fourth at 1934. The Regals are six shots behind the Panthers at 1940, while Whittier has totaled 1956 strokes. Occidental is seventh with 1987, while La Verne rounds out the field at 2223. 

After two days of play, Annie Hay of Redlands continues to lead the individual championship after carding her second 73 to stand at 146 over 36 holes. Amy Xue and Emily Attiyeh of the Athenas are tied for second with two-day marks of 154 (79-75), while Emily Lewis of Chapman and Kendall Nicholson of the Bulldogs are tied for fourth with scores of 77-78-155. In sixth is Whittier's Taylor Beckwith (75-81-156), followed by Keilee Bessho of Redlands (75-82-157) and Priscilla Ki of Pomona-Pitzer (77-80-157). Mira Yoo and Emma Kang of the Athenas and Brianna Kim of Occidental are tied for ninth with two-day totals of 158.