Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Cats in 11th place at Pac-12 Championships
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: April 28, 2012
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April 28, 2012

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TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Arizona men's golf team sits in 11th place Saturday after the third round of the 2012 Pac-12 Men's Golf Championships in Corvallis, Ore.

Arizona posted a third-round 378 (+18) and sits in 11th place in the 72-hole event with a 1,124 (+44) total. Oregon (1,066/-14) topped the field by four strokes, just ahead of UCLA (1,070) and California (1,072) in the six-play, five-count format.

A pair of Oregon players - Daniel Miernicki and Eugene Wong - share the individual lead at 10-uner 206.

Sophomore Erik Oja continues to be Arizona's top individual, as he is tied for 16th place at even-par 216. The Sandviken, Sweden, product has been under par in each of the last two rounds, carding a one-under 71 in each, and is the lone Wildcat to be under par in two of the three rounds played.

Freshman Tucker Wadkins currently is tied for 18th place at one-over 217. The Dallas, Texas, native shot a one-under 71 Saturday to move into the top 20. Wadkins has been under par in four of his last six rounds, posting a 70.50 stroke average in that span.

Junior Juan Pablo Hernandez is tied for 48th place at 10-over 226. Senior Philip Bagdade, freshman Brenden Redfern and junior Trent Redfern are all within four places of each other on the leader board. Bagdade is in 66th place at 234 (+18), Brenden Redfern is tied for 67th at 237 (+21), and Trent Redfern is in 70th place at 239 (+23).

The 2012 Pac-12 Men's Golf Championships conclude Sunday at Trysting Tree Golf Course, a par-72, 7,030-yard layout.

Top-Five Teams
1. Oregon, 364-358-344=1,066 (-14)
2. UCLA, 367-352-351=1,070 (-10)
3. California, 359-365-348=1,072 (-8)
4. Oregon State, 362-365-353=1,080 (E)
   USC, 368-356-356=1,080 (E)

Top-Five Individuals 1. Daniel Miernicki, Oregon; 68-72-66=206 (-10) Eugene Wong, Oregon; 69-68-69=206 (-10) 3. Andrew Yun, Stanford; 68-70-69=207 (-9) 4. Patrick Cantlay, UCLA; 69-70-71=210 (-6) 5. Pedro Figueiredo, UCLA; 71-69-71=211 (-5)

Arizona Finishers T16. Erik Oja, 74-71-71=216 (E) T18. Tucker Wadkins, 73-73-71=217 (+1) T48. Juan Pablo Hernandez, 73-74-79=226 (+10) 66. Philip Bagdade, 77-78-79=234 (+18) T67. Brenden Redfern, 77-80-80=237 (+21) 70. Trent Redfern, 85-76-78=239 (+23)

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