Mackenzie Named to All-Pac-10 Golf Squad
May 1, 2003
Walnut Creek, CA - Washington junior All-American golfer Brock Mackenzie (Yakima) was named a first-team selection to the All-Pac-10 Conference team today. Mackenzie becomes the first Husky player to repeat as a first-team selection. He earned the same honor last year after being a second-team pick as a freshman. Mackenzie placed eighth at this year's Pac-10 Championships. It marked the third consecutive season he has registered a top-10 finish at the event.
Washington senior Derek Berg (Duvall), who won his first tournament this season, was an honorable mention selection.
Arizona's Ricky Barnes was named Pac-10 Golfer of the Year, while Alejandro Canizares of Arizona State and Michael Wilson of California shared Freshman of the Year honors. UCLA's O.D. Vincent was named Pac-10 Coach of the Year. Vincent played at Washington and won the Pac-10 title in 1988 while leading the Huskies to the team title. He was Washington's head coach from 1996-2001 and received co-Pac-10 Coach of the Year honors in 1999. This year he directed UCLA to its first Pac-10 championship since 1985.
The Pac-10 golf awards and the All-Pac-10 Team are voted on by the Conference head golf coaches. Following is the complete list of honors:
ALL-PAC-10 FIRST TEAM
Name School Yr. Hometown
Ricky Barnes Arizona Sr. Stockton, CA
Steve Conway UCLA Jr. Newport Beach, CA
John Ellis Oregon Sr. San Jose, CA
Brock Mackenzie Washington Jr. Yakima, WA
John Merrick UCLA Jr. Long Beach, CA
Chris Nallen Arizona Jr. Blairstown, NJ
Chez Reavie Arizona State Jr. Mesa, AZ
Peter Tomasulo California Jr. Long Beach, CA
ALL-PAC-10 SECOND TEAM
Name School Yr. Hometown
Alejandro Canizares Arizona State Fr. Manilva, Spain
Roy Moon UCLA Jr. Simi Valley, CA
Jim Seki Stanford Sr. Honolulu, HI
Michael Wilson California Fr. Pacific Grove CA
Honorable Mention: Derek Berg, Sr., WASH; Nico Bollini, So., USC; Chris Botsford, Sr., USC; Ryan Camp, Jr., WSU; Chris Carnahan, Sr., ORE; Reid Hatley, Sr., ARIZ; Travis Johnson, Jr., UCLA; Michael Jurgensen, Sr., OSU; Cameron MacKenzie, So., OSU; Andrew Medley, Sr;, ARIZ; Brady Stockton, Sr., ASU; Dustin White, Sr., WSU; Taylor Wood, Fr., USC.
PAC-10 GOLFER OF THE YEAR: Ricky Barnes, Sr., Arizona
PAC-10 CO-FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Alejandro Canizares, Arizona State Michael Wilson, California
PAC-10 COACH OF THE YEAR: O.D. Vincent, UCLA
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