TUCSON, Ariz. - The 24th-ranked Arizona men's golf team leads its own PING/Arizona Intercollegiate golf tournament by one stroke after the first round at the Raven Golf Course at Sabino Springs (Par-71, 6,797). The Wildcats posted a team score of 278, which is one stroke better than second-place USC. California is in third place with a score of 284, followed by No. 11 Stanford, No. 23 New Mexico and 25th-ranked Colorado, who are all tied for fourth at 285. The second round of the tournament was suspended due to darkness and will be completed Tuesday with tee time set at 8 a.m.
Individually, Arizona freshman Ricky Barnes is tied with USC's Nick Webb for first place at 6-under-par 65, while Ryan Lavoie of Oregon is two strokes back in second place at 4-under-par 67. Arizona sophomore Cody Beyer is tied for fourth at 3-under-par 68, along with Colorado's Matt Call, New Mexico's Wil Collins and Ron Won of Stanford.
Additionally for Arizona, Scott Moore is tied for 22nd at 1-over-par 72 and Derek Gillespie is tied for 34th after shooting a 2-over-par 73. Reid Hatley is tied for 34th after shooting a 2-over-par 73.
The 54-hole tournament will continue tomorrow with the conclusion of the second round and the entire third round.