May 1, 2001
El Dorado Hills, Calif. -
Senior Jeff Wood shot a second round 65, to claim the individual lead after two round of the 2001 Big West Men's Golf Championship.
Wood, the invididual chamapion at the Oregon Duck Invitational, is minus-8 after two rounds, two shots ahead of Pacific's Troy McKinley. As a team, the Gauchos are still within shouting distance. They are in third place, five shots back of second-place Pacific and six-shots behind UC Irvine.
J.R. Becko, who led after the first round, shot a 76 in the second round and is now tied for eighth at even-par. Other Gauchos include Scott Linklater who is tied for 18th at four-over, Andrew Hoffer who is tied for 23rd at five-over and Christian Helland who is tied for 30th at eight-over.
The final round will be played today.