Mean Green Lead By Three Strokes
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Rodolfo Cazaubon and the No. 35 North Texas men's golf team maintained their lead after the second round of the Lone Star Invite. Cazaubon takes a four-shot lead into the final round tomorrow while the Mean Green has a three-stroke lead on the field after 36 holes. The Mean Green shot a second round of 295 and leads Denver by three shots heading into the final round.
Cazaubon continued his scorching play with a second round of 2-under par 70, and he is 6-under for the tournament at 138, four shots ahead of Pep Angles of Central Arkansas who is alone in second. Cazaubon is going after his second straight individual tournament title and his first outright medalist honor. He won a share of the Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational three weeks ago.
After starting the day out with back-to-back bogeys, Cazaubon rebounded quickly with four straight birdies on holes 4, 5, 6, and 7. He finished with his sixth round in the red numbers through the fall season. The day saw only five scores below par, with Cazaubon's being one, as the course toughened up in the second round.
Carlos Ortiz is tied for fifth place after falling back with a second round of 3-over par 75. Ortiz is at even-par 144 after two rounds and six shots behind Cazaubon. Curtis Donahoe worked his way into the top-15 after a round of 2-over par 74. Donahoe had three birdies on the day as he is tied for 14th place.
Freshman Gonzalo Rubio shot his second straight round of 76 while Jason Roets had a difficult afternoon with a second round of 80. Juan Munoz, playing as an individual, shot a second round of 78 and is tied for 34th after two rounds.
North Texas is going after its first win in their final tournament of the fall season. The final round is tomorrow and live scoring can be found at www.golfstat.com