College Men

Cal adds to lead at Southern Highlands

California's Joel Stalter
California's Joel Stalter ( Tracy Wilcox )

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Cal shot 8-under 280 to build an 11-shot lead at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters on Saturday in Las Vegas.

The Bears, Golfweek's top-ranked men's team, are at 11-under 565 through two rounds. Stanford is second at even-par 576, while Alabama (577), New Mexico (581) and UCLA (582) round out the top 5.

Stanford's Patrick Rodgers holds the individual lead at 5 under after a 1-over 73 on Saturday. Alabama's Cory Whitsett and New Mexico's James Erkenbeck are tied for second at 3 under.

California has all five of its players at T-12 or better, including Joel Stalter, who is 2 under. Michael Kim, No. 1 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, and Michael Weaver are both 1 under for the Bears.

Texas remains last in the team standings, after shooting 14-over 302 Saturday to drop to 32 over for the tournament. readers: We value your input and welcome your comments, but please be respectful in this forum.