Men's Golf Leading John Burns Intercollegiate After Round One

Feb. 21, 2001

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Stanford men's golf team is in first place after one round of the John Burns Intercollegiate, hosted by the University of Hawaii at Leleihua Golf Course. The Cardinal shot a 275, 13 under par, and has a three-stroke lead over Auburn (278). Rounding out the top five of the 19-team tournament is New Mexico (282), Arizona (283) and Colorado State (284).

Three Stanford golfers finished round one under par with the highest Cardinal at +3. Senior Alex Aragon (Torrey Pines, CA) is tied for the lead after posting a career-best six-under par 66 in the first round. Aragon shot a pair of 33s on the front nine and the back nine to find himself tied with New Mexico's Michael Letzig. Teammate Jimmy Lee (Coral Springs, FL) is just one stroke behind them in third place with a 67. Junior Philip Rowe (Cornwall, UK) recorded a 68 (-4), good for a fifth place finish after the first round. Jim Seki (Honolulu, HI) carded a 74, shooting 37s on the front and back nine, while Ron Won (Irvine, CA) had a 75 in the opening round.

The three-day, 72-hole tournament continues on Thursday. Second round results from Wednesday will be available on Thursday.

John Burns IntercollegiateLeleihua Golf CoursePar 72 6,917 yardsTeam Scores

1. Stanford 275 (-13)2. Auburn 278 (-10)3. New Mexico 282 (-6)4. Arizona 283 (-5)5. Colorado State 284 (-4)6. UNLV 285 (-3)7. SMU 286 (-2) Fresno State 286 (-2)9. Texas-El Paso 288 (E)10. San Diego State 291 (+3)11. San Jose State 293 (+5)12. Cal 294 (+6) Hawaii 294 (+6)14. Pacific 296 (+8)15. Nagoya Univ. 297 (+9)16. Oklahoma State 298 (+10) Utah 298 (+10)18. Wyoming 299 (+11)19. Hawaii-Hilo 307 (+19)

Stanford ScoresT1. Alex Aragon 33-33--66 (-6)T3. Jimmy Lee 32-55--67 (-5)T5. Philip Rowe 34-34--68 (-4)T51. Jim Seki 37-37--74 (+2)T59. Ron Won 38-37--75 (+3)

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