Former NHL star Jeremy Roenick shot a second-round 69 Saturday to take the lead after 36 holes, and former LPGA great Annika Sorenstam and Chad Pfeifer, who lost his left leg above the knee serving in Iraq, are among several players in contention in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nevada.

Roenick has a two-day total of 48 points in the modified Stableford scoring system with Pfeifer in second at 44 and former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien next at 43.

Sorenstam has 42 points and is tied for fourth place with 2011 champion, actor Jack Wagner.

Warriors guard Stephen Curry, who was three points out of the lead after the first round, fell to 19th place with 31 points.

Roenick, who played his final two NHL seasons with the Sharks, has twice previously held the lead after two rounds and is hoping to break through after a third-place finish in 2011 and a fifth in 2009.

Pfeifer, who was hurt by an IED explosion while on patrol in Iraq in 2007, is the sentimental favorite of the large galleries at the 25th anniversary event.

Roenick, Rypien and Pfeifer are in the final group Sunday. The second-to-last group will have Sorenstam, Wagner and Trent Dilfer, who is in sixth place with 41 points, one point ahead of former A's pitcher Mark Mulder.

  • Four Cal players were selected as first-team All-Americans by USA Rugby, with graduated captain Seamus Kelly getting the nod for 7s and 15s. Kelly was joined by teammates Alec Gletzer, Tiaan De Nysschen and Josh Tucker on the first team.


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  • Carley Hoover, the 2013 national high school softball player of the year, has left Stanford to transfer to LSU.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.