Pac-10 Men's Golf All-Conference Teams Announced (4/30/01)
April 30, 2001
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--Jeff Quinney of Arizona State and Ricky Barnes of Arizona have been named
Pac-10 Co-Golfers of the Year, Hunter Mahan of USC has been named Freshman of the year and USC coach Kurt Schuette has been named Pac-10 Coach of the Year, in voting by the Pac-10 men's golf coaches.
Quinney, a senior from Eugene, Ore., is the reigning U.S. Amateur Champion and the top-ranked
player in the Pac-10 in the Golfweek rankings, in which he is ranked third nationally. He had six top-10 finishes in nine tournaments this year and won the Las Vegas Intercollegiate for his third career collegiate victory. Quinney's stroke average was 71.38 this season.
Barnes, a sophomore from Stockton, Calif., won the Pac-10 Championship by three strokes in
shooting four round under par to finish the tournament at 16 under par. He had six top-10 finishes in 11 tournaments this season and won the Savane College All-America Golf Classic in addition to the Pac-10 title. His stroke average of 70.76 topped the Pac-10. Barnes was Pac-10 Freshman of the Year last season.
Mahan, from McKinney, Tex., is the top-ranked freshman in the Pac-10 with a stroke average of
71.13. He posted two wins in his freshman season, winning the Windon Memorial Classic and the Taylor Made Red River Classic and was runnerup in the Pac-10 Championships. Mahan had three other top-10 finishes in addition the the two titles.
Schuette directed USC to its first Pac-10 championship since 1986. In the process, the Trojans
snapped Arizona State's record string of six consecutive Conference titles. In addition to the Pac-10 crown, USC won the PING Arizona and the Red River Classic championships. Schuette's Trojans finished in the top seven in 10 of 11 tournaments entered this season.
ALL-PAC-10 FIRST TEAM
Name School Yr. HometownAnthony ArvidsonOregon State Sr. Beaverton, ORRicky Barnes Arizona So. Stockton, CAMatt Jones Arizona State Jr. Sydney, AustraliaAlex Kuyumjian USC Sr. Thousand Oaks, CAHunter Mahan USC Fr. McKinney, TXJeff Quinney Arizona State Sr. Eugene, OR
ALL-PAC-10 SECOND TEAM
Name School Yr. HometownCody Beyer Arizona Jr. Tucson, AZJohn Ellis Oregon So. San Jose, CANick Jones USC Sr. Carlsbad, CABrock Mackenzie Washington Fr. Yakima, WAChris Nallen Arizona Fr. Blairstown, NYChez Reavie Arizona State Fr. Mesa, AZPhilip Rowe Stanford Jr. Cornwall, UK
Honorable Mention: Alex Aragon, Sr., STAN, Reid Hatley, So., ARIZ, Travis Johnson,
So., UCLA, Parker McLaughlin, Jr., UCLA, Brian Nosler, Jr., ASU, Jin Park, Sr., ASU, Corey Prugh, Fr., WASH, John Reehoorn, Jr., WSU, Kevin Stadler, Jr., USC, Peter Tomasulo, Fr., CAL, Dustin White, So., WSU.
PAC-10 CO-GOLFERS OF THE YEAR: Jeff Quinney, Sr., Arizona State and
Ricky Barnes, So., Arizona
PAC-10 FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Hunter Mahan, USC
PAC-10 COACH OF THE YEAR: Kurt Schuette, USC