Stanford Men Defeat Arizona For Third At Match Play Championships

Nov. 13, 2005

Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. - The Stanford men's golf team beat Arizona in the third-place match Sunday at the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

Fifteen-seeded Stanford defeated 13th-seeded Arizona, 3-1-1. The match was close throughout, as three of the five singles matches were 1-up decisions.

Stanford pulled out a halve on the final hole of the No.5 singles match and earned a win in the final two holes of the No. 2 singles match.

Top-seeded Georgia won the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship with a 3-2-0 win over Georgia Tech. The event was contested at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort.

(15) Stanford def. (13) Arizona, 3-1-1
Rob Grube, Stanford, def. Henry Liaw, Arizona, 1-up
Kyle Gentry, Stanford, def. Mark Lamb, Arizona, 1-up
Travis Esway, Arizona, def. Matt Shin, Stanford, 4 and 3
Zack Miller, Stanford, def. Trey Denton, Arizona, 1-up
Josh Esler, Arizona, halved Daniel Lim, Stanford

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