San Jose State takes lead at WAC Championship
01 May 2012
HENDERSON, NEV. (May 1, 2012) --San Jose State took over first place after the second round of the Club Glove WAC Men's Golf Championship. The Bulldogs followed up yesterday's 290 with a 291 on Tuesday at the 7,313-yard, par-72 Rio Secco Golf Club in Henderson, Nev.

First round leader Idaho dropped to fourth place (287-303--590) with a 15-over par 303 in the second round. New Mexico State took over second place (293-290--583) after shooting a 2-over par 290, while Fresno State is third (287-301--588) after carding a 13-over par 301 on Tuesday. Hawai‘i is in fifth place (304-298--602), Nevada is in sixth (301-304--605), Utah State sits in seventh place (294-313--607) and Louisiana Tech remains in eighth (304-305--609).

New Mexico State's Justin Shin took over first place after shooting a 4-under par 68 in the second round. He is 6-under par (70-68--138) for the tournament. San Jose State's Jay Myers is in a tie for second place (69-71--140) at 4-under par with Idaho's Sean McMullen (65-75--140), while San Jose State's Matt Hovan is the only other player under par for the tournament (70-73--143) at -1.

NMSU's Gaston De La Torre carded the best round of the day on Tuesday as he scored a 5-under par 67. The score moved De La Torre from a tie for 25th place after day one to a tie for fifth place after day two.

The three-day tournament concludes on Wednesday with the final-round tee times beginning at 7 a.m.

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