Rebels Move Into Sixth Place In Hawaii

Feb. 21, 2013

KAHUKU, Hawaii ( - The UNLV men's golf team shot a second-round 5-over-par 293 on Thursday to move into a tie for sixth place at the 37th Annual John A. Burns Intercollegiate, which is being played at Turtle Bay Resort's Arnold Palmer Course (par 72, 7218 yards).

Two-time defending tournament champion California remained the team leader after a second-round 6-under 282. The Golden Bears have a 36-hole total of 10-under 566 and lead the field by 16 shots. BYU is second at 6-over after a 2-over 290 on Thursday, while Texas A&M is third at 13-over, New Mexico is fourth at 14-over and Arizona rounds out the top five at 17-over.

UNLV is tied for sixth with Colorado State at 20-over 596.

Individually, Cal's Joel Stalter increased his lead to two shots with a 2-under 70 and sits at 7-under 137 for the tournament. His teammate Max Homa is in second at 5-under, while there is a three-way tie for third at 2-under.

UNLV junior Blake Biddle and freshman AJ McInerney lead all UNLV players as both are tied for 15th at 4-over. Biddle shot 1-under for the second round, while McInerney carded a 3-over. Biddle's round on Thursday consisted of a bogey on the 11th hole and an eagle on the par-5 577-yard 18th.

Freshman Zane Thomas is 5-over 149 after an even-par 72 on Thursday and is tied for 18th, while senior Kevin Penner is tied for 34th at 7-over (75) and sophomore Carl Jonson is tied for 63rd at 13-over (78).

The 16-team, 88-individual tournament will conclude on Friday with 18 holes. Live scoring of the tournament is available on the internet courtesy of Golfstat through a link at