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Golf: Mean Green struggle in NCAA regional play

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NCAA Pullman Regional

The North Texas men’s golf team struggled in the second round of the NCAA Pullman (Wash.) Regional on Friday, shooting a 12-over 300 and falling into 12th place.

UNT didn’t have a player under par on the day and fell to 1 over for the tournament.

The Mean Green must make up 14 strokes today to catch the fifth-place teams — Pacific and San Diego State — to advance to the NCAA Finals.

The top five teams advance out of the regional field to the championship round.

Senior Rodolfo Cazaubon had the best round of the day at 1-over 73 and is tied for 25th place. He had three birdies on the day and is 3-under for the tournament at 141.

Fellow senior Carlos Ortiz shot a 74 and is tied for 43rd. He is at 1-over 145 for the regional.

Marco Scarola struggled all day after shooting a career-low round of 66 on Thursday. Scarola posted a second-round 80 and fell into a tie for 49th. Curtis Donahoe is also in 49th after shooting a 74. Both are at 2-over 146 for the tournament.

Jason Roets fired a second-round 79 and is at 159 for the regional.

No. 1 California leads the field after two rounds with a score of 35 under. Southern Cal, St. Mary’s and TCU round out the top four.