Huskies Finish 26th at NCAA Men's Golf Championships

May 31, 2001

Durham, NC - The Washington men's golf team shot a second-round score of 297 to place 26th at the NCAA Championships at the Duke University Golf Course. The Huskies finished with a 36-hole total of 22-over par 598. Washington failed to make the cut, which was 14-over par, for the final two rounds of the tournament.

The Huskies were led on the second day of play by freshman Brock Mackenzie, who carded a 1-under 71 for two-day total of 1-over 145. Mackenzie lost a two-hole playoff to Texas' John Klauk for the final at-large position in the individual field. Both players pared the par-5 ninth hole on the first playoff. On the second playoff hole, also on number nine, Mackenzie missed a 13-foot birdie putt while Klauk made his from four feet.

Arizona, which opened the tournament with an 8-under score of 280, shot 289 during the second round for a two-day total of 569. The Wildcats enter Friday's third round with a five-stroke lead over Florida, which turned in the tournament's best round, a 10-under 278 on Thursday, to move into second place with a 36-hole total of 574. Wake Forest shot 6-under on Thursday to hold down third place at 576.

Ricky Barnes, who shot a 65 to tie the Duke University Golf Course record, led Arizona. Barnes has a five-stroke lead for medalist honors with a two-day total of 133. Four players are tied for second at 138, including Augusta State's Jamie Elson, who also shot 65 on Thursday.

In addition to the Wildcats, Arizona State and Oregon State were the only other Pac-10 teams to advance to the final two rounds. The Sun Devils were tied for 11th at 10-over 586 while the Beavers had to advance after a three-way playoff to determine 14th and 15th places. Pacific defeated the College of Charleston in a second playoff for the last position in the finals. UCLA missed the cut by one stroke, finishing at 591.

Washington's other scores on Thursday included a 74 by John Robertson, a 75 by Corey Prugh, a 77 by Joey Ramos and a 79 by Derek Berg. Ramos finished 102nd overall at 151, Robertson and Berg tied for 122nd at 153 and Prugh was 139th at 155.

2001 NCAA Men's Golf Championships
Duke University Golf Course
Par 72, 7,086 Yards
Durham, N.C.

Team Scores

 1. Arizona               280-289--569 2. Florida               296-278--574 3. Wake Forest           294-282--576 4. Augusta State         292-288--580 4. Georgia               296-284--580 6. Georgia Tech          289-292--581 7. East Tennessee State  293-289--582 8. Clemson               294-289--583 9. Oklahoma              294-291--585 9. Virginia Tech         294-291--58511. Arizona State         298-288--58611. UAB                   297-289--58613. SMU                   298-289--58714. Oregon State          295-295--59014. College of Charleston 294-296--59014. Pacific               299-291--59017. UCLA                  299-292--59118. Mississippi           296-296--59218. Toledo                292-300--59220. South Carolina        295-298--59320. Houston               304-289--59320. Minnesota             296-297--59320. Stanford              297-296--59324. Oklahoma State        300-294--59424. Georgia Southern      302-292--59426. Washington            301-297--59827. North Carolina State  298-301--59928. Purdue                310-292--60229. UC-Irvine             306-306--61230. Kent State            310-310--620

Washington Scores

 28. Brock Mackenzie   74-71--145102. Joey Ramos        74-77--151122. John Robertson    79-74--153122. Derek Berg        74-79--153139. Corey Prugh       80-75--155

Top Individuals

 1. Ricky Barnes, Arizona            68-65--133 2. Jamie Elson, Augusta State       73-65--138 2. Chez Reavie, Arizona State       71-67--138 2. Troy McKinley, Pacific           70-68--138 2. Kris Mikkelsen, Georgia Tech     66-72--138 6. Nick Gilliam, Florida            69-70--139 7. Chris Wisler, East Tennessee St. 71-69--140 8. Nick Watney, Fresno State        71-70--141 8. Nick Cassini, Georgia            70-71--14110. Daniel Ozley, UAB                74-68--14210. Chris Yoder, Wake Forest         74-68--14210. Kelsey Cline, Oklahoma           72-70--14210. Brent Wanner, Wake Forest        70-72--142

Note: Complete results and live scoring are available at www.golfstat.com

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