Oct. 21, 2013
SEASIDE, Calif. - Western Washington University's Mark Strickland (Jr., Mukilteo/Kamiak) fired a 5-under par 67, the best round of the day, tying him for third in medalist play after Monday's first two rounds of the Cal State University Monterey Bay Men's Golf Invitational being held at the 6,699-yard Black Horse Golf Club.
Tuesday's third and final round begins at 8 a.m.
The Vikings are tied for third with Chico State in the team standings at 591 after rounds of 300 and 291. Host CSUMB leads at 10-under 566, shooting a tourney-best 281 in the second round.
The Otters, ranked No.8 nationally, hold a 15-shot advantage over No.1-rated Barry FL, which had a 36-hole total of 581.
Strickland is in a five-way tie for third at 141. It took him just 29 shots to complete the first nine holes of his second round 67, which tied his best round as a collegian.
Barry's Mario Beltran leads at 6-under 138 (68-70), two shots better than Chico State's Alistair Docherty (72-68=140).
Men's Golf Finishes 11th at Otter Invitational
Adam Barker ties for 7th place in 104-player field at 1-under-par 215
Vikings in 10th at Otter Invitational With Play Suspended
Second round of 36-hole first day of tournament suspended due to darkness and will resume Tuesday
Vikings Finish 4th at Concordia Invitational
Cody Roth (3rd), Ethan Casto (T4th) and Brody Bonfilio (T4th) lead Vikings with top 5 finishes
Men's Golf in 3rd Place at Concordia Invitational
Freshman Brody Bonfilio (T3rd), Sophomore Ethan Casto (T7th) and junior Cody Roth (T7th) in top 10
Vikings Tie for 6th at 46th Annual WWU Invitational
Freshman Brody Bonfilio places 6th in 93-player field with 3-under-par tournament total
Vikings Tied for 7th After First Day of WWU Invite
Michael Butler and Brody Bonfilio tied for 8th in strong tournament field
Vikings Open Season with Victory at SMU Invite
WWU men's golf opens season with 5-stoke victory in 13-team tournament
Vikings Hold Lead at Saint Martin's Golf Invitational
Junior Michael Butler is tied for 2nd place with two-round total of 3-under-par 139
Men's Golf Opens 2017-18 Season This Weekend
Vikings start busy week with two tournaments in five-day span in Olympia and Bellingham
Men's Golf Ranked No. 24 in Preseason Coaches Poll
Vikings looking to build off consecutive GNAC Championships and 16th-place finish at NCAA Championships
Jake Koppenberg Qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Former Viking All-American to play in prestigious U.S. Amateur August 14-20 at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Men's Golf Finishes 16th at NCAA II Championships
Senior Jeffrey Marcum and Freshman Ethan Casto tie for 57th in 108-player field
Men's Golf Slips to 17th at NCAA Championships
WWU men's golf moved up to as high as 8th place, but had a tough finish to finish the 2nd round in 17th place
Men's Golf Senior Trio Named All- West Region
Chris Hatch, Brett Johnson and Jeffrey Marcum earn Division II PING All-West Region honors
Men's Golf in 12th Place at NCAA Championships
Senior Brett Johnson has WWU in the hunt after carding even-par 70 in first round