Beavers To Compete In U.S. Intercollegiate

April 15, 2005

CORVALLIS, Ore.- -

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TEEING OFF: The Oregon State men's golf team will participate in its final tournament before the Pac-10s at the U.S. Intercollegiate, Sat.-Sun., April 16-17 at the Stanford Golf Course. Teams will play 36 holes Saturday and the final 18 on Sunday. Tee times will commence both days at 8:00 a.m. with shotgun starts. Play will be scored in a play five-score four format.

THE FIELD: All Pac-10 schools will be present in the field, as well as UC-Irvine, San Francisco, San Jose, Pacific, Santa Clara, Fresno State, San Diego State, and Long Beach State.

THE COURSE: Stanford Golf Course will play host to the tournament. It carries a par of 71 and will play to 6,786 yards.

LAST YEAR: UCLA won the tournament last year with a team total of 840. San Diego State's Mark Warman won the individual title with a 7-under 206. Oregon State tied for 13th with an 896, led by Ryan Gilmour, who posted a 7-over 220 and tied for 29th.

RESULTS: Complete results will be posted on www.gostanford.com at the end of each day of competition.

PLAYER NOTES:

Mitch Gillis (So., Williams Lake, B.C.) (74.43/71/23 rds.) Mitch recently posted his second-best finish of the year at 13th with a 5-over 221 in the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate... tied for 55th at the Duck Invitational... tied for 25th at the Wolf Pack Classic... tied for 19th at the Alister MacKenzie with a 4-over 217... posted a career-low 215 at the Northwest Collegiate Classic and tied for 12th place overall.

Cameron MacKenzie (Sr., Vancouver, B.C.) (73.77/71/13 rds.) Cameron recently tied for 20th at the rain-shortened Western Intercollegiate... earned a tie for 16th at the Duck Invitational with a 2-over 218... tied for 17th at the Ashworth with a 4-over 217... played his first tournament of the 2004-05 season at the Winter Championship and tied for seventh with a 6-over 150, leading the Beavers.

Brad Simpson (Sr., Vancouver, Wash.) (74.08/67/25 rds.) Brad posted a 7-over 223 at the Duck Invitational... tied for 37th at the Ashworth Collegiate with a 223... finished the fall season with a tie for 30th at the Turtle Bay Intercollegiate... tied for tenth at the Wolf Pack Clasic with a 2-under 142... tied for fifth at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational to lead the Beavers with a 2-under 211, including a career-low 67 in the final round.

Vincent Johnson (Fr., Portland, Ore.) (74.64/66/25 rds.) Vince tied for 43rd at the Western Intercollegiate... finished the Duck Invitational with a 12-over 228... tied for 22nd at the Turtle Bay Intercollegiate, including a 6-under in his second round... tied for 25th at the Wolf Pack Classic... placed tenth at the Alister MacKenzie after posting an even-par 213... began his collegiate career impressively at the Northwest Collegiate Classic by firing a 5-under 211 and placing 4th.

Tim Sundseth (Jr., Redmond, Ore.) (76.63/72/16 rds.) Tim tied for 58th at the Western Intercollegiate... tied for 14th at the Winter Championship... opened his Division-I college career at the Northwest Collegiate Classic last fall.

Jeremiah Oliver (Fr., Troutdale, Ore.) (77.50/73/10 rds.) Jeremiah most recently posted his best finish of the season at the Western Intercollegiate, tying for 34th... carded a 10-over 226 at the Duck Invitational... opened his collegiate career at the Northwest Collegiate Classic.

Clayton Moe (Fr., Longview, Wash.) (74.0/70/8 rds.) Clayton most recently tied for 41st at the Duck Invitational with a 7-over 223, including a second-round 2-under 70... opened his collegiate career this past fall with a tie for eighth at the Northwest Collegiate Classic (all three rounds under par; 71-71-71).

Ryan Gilmour (So., Canby, Ore.) (72.44/68/16 rds.) Ryan recently led the team at the Duck Invitational with a tie for 16th after posting a 2-over 218... won the rain-shortened Wolfpack Classic in October with a 5-under 139... leads the team in stroke average.

Jay Ross (So., Beaverton, Ore.) (77.91/72/11 rds.) Jay had his best finish of the season at the Washington Winter Championship with a tie for 26th after posting a two-round total of 156.

Jonathan Green (So., Sisters, Ore.) (75.71/65/17 rds.) Jonathan opened his second year at OSU with a win at the Northwest Collegiate Classic, where he set school and tournament records with his 13-under 203... holds the current low round and low three-round total for the season.

COACHING STAFF AT A GLANCE:

Brian Watts is in his fourth year at the helm of the Oregon State program, and has his team poised for success again in 2004-05. With a host of young talent and savvy veterans in the lineup, Watts' squad is both deep and skilled. Watts served five seasons as the assistant for the men's and women's squads prior to becoming head coach, helping the men's team to 12th place at the 2001 NCAA Championships.

Anjeanette Brown (formerly Dabbs) returns to Oregon State as the men's assistant. Brown, an All-Pac-10 selection in 1998 and 1999, is one of the most successful golfers in OSU history. Brown shares OSU's lowest single round (69), and is the last women's golfer to claim an individual tournament win, earning medalist honors in the 1997 Pepperdine Wave Invitational. She helped the Beavers to the 1998 NCAA Championships. Prior to her return to OSU, Brown served as the director of youth programs for the Colorado Golf Association in Denver since 2001.

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