Washington Men's Golfers in Second at Western Intercollegiate

April 2, 2001

Santa Cruz, CA - Behind the play of freshman Corey Prugh, the Washington men's golf team is in second place after the first 36-holes of play at the 55th annual Western Intercollegiate, being played at the 6,445-yard, par-70 Pasatiempo Golf Club. The Western Intercollegiate is the oldest college golf tournament west of the Mississippi.

Washington shot a 291-286 for a 17-over par 577. Oregon has a six-stroke lead over the Huskies after the Ducks opened plays with rounds of 284 and 287 for a total of 571. Pacific is third at 579, California is fourth at 582 and San Diego State and UC Irvine are tied for fifth at 585. Stanford and Oregon State are tied for seventh, 17 strokes behind the Ducks. Oregon's first round score was tied for the best of the morning session, and only Washington's 286 edged Oregon's 287 in the afternoon.

Prugh opened play with a 3-over 73, but rebounded in his second round to post the best score of his collegiate career by firing a 68 to finish in a tie for fifth with a score of 141. San Diego State's Lars Johansson leads the tournament with a 8-under score of 132. Johansson shot round of 65 and 67 during Monday's play.

The final 18 holes will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

55th Annual Western Intercollegiate
Pasatiempo Golf Club
Santa Cruz, Calif.
6,445 yards, par-70

TEAM SCORES - 1, Oregon, 284-287-571. 2, Washington, 291-286-577. 3, Pacific, 284-295-579. 4, California, 292-290-582. 5 (tie), San Diego State, 284-301-585, UC Irvine, 287-298-585. 7 (tie), Stanford, 293-295-588, Oregon State, 293-295-588. 9, Hawaii, 292-297-589. 10, UC Santa Barbara, 301-289-590. 11 (tie), San Jose State, 298-294-592, Fresno State, 295-297-592. 13, Kansas, 299-296-595. 14, Ohio State, 293-307-600. 15 (tie), Nevada, 294-307-601, Pepperdine, 304-297-601. 17, Long Beach State, 306-304-610. 18, Santa Clara, 301-314-615.

TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS - 1, Lars Johansson, San Diego State, 65-67-132. 2, Jason Higton, Pacific, 136. 3, Daniel Timmons, Fresno State, 69-70-139. 4, Chris Carnahan, Oregon, 70-70-140. 5 (tie), John Ellis, Oregon, 70-71-141, Jeff Wood, UC Santa Barbara, 72-69-141, Corey Prugh, Washington, 73-68-141. 8 (tie), Anthony Arvidson, Oregon State, 73-69-142, Philip Rowe, Stanford, 70-72-142, Peter Tomasulo, California, 68-74-142.

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