Huskies, Taylor Win UBC Thunderbird Invitational

Oct. 7, 2006

Point Roberts, Wash. - The University of Washington won the UBC Thunderbird Invitational, held at the Point Roberts Golf Club in Point Roberts, Wash. Freshman Nick Taylor took home medalist honors, shooting a 76 during round three for a total score of 218. The Huskies defeated runner-up UBC by 11 strokes.

Fellow newcomer Darren Wallace finished in second place, notching a 75 in round three for a 223. Sophomore Kellen Eakin carded a 231, good for sixth place, while freshman Chris Evans finished in a tie for eighth with a 233.

Taylor set a Point Roberts course record during the second round, carding a 68 en route to the tournament title.

The Huskies have some time off before heading to Bandon, Ore. for the Pac-10/Big-10 Challenge on Oct. 23-24, 2006.

UBC Thunderbird Invitational
Host: University of British Columbia
Point Roberts Golf Club, Point Roberts, Washington

Final Team Results

1. Washington      304-292-309-9052. UBC             314-304-298-9163. Wayland Baptist 321-311-307-9394. Manitoba        323-323-318-9645. Victoria        322-321-324-9676. Alberta         322-339-326-9877. Calgary         348-325-320-993

Final Individual Results

1.   Nick Taylor, Washington          74-68-76-2182.   Darren Wallace, Washington       77-71-75-2233t.  Andrew Robb, UBC                 77-76-75-2283t.  Jeff Dagg, Wayland Baptist       79-76-73-2285.   David Stewart, UBC               82-77-71-2306.   Kellen Eakin, Washington         77-75-79-2317.   Terry Reilly, Manitoba           76-80-76-2328t.  Brett Webster, UBC               74-76-83-2338t.  Chris Evans, Washington          76-78-79-23310.  James Roxburgh, UBC              81-75-78-23411t. Steven Lane, Victoria            79-79-79-23711t. Cameron Pappel, Victoria         77-81-79-23713.  JJ Brumley, Wayland Baptist      84-78-76-23814t. David Sherman, UBC               74-78-87-23914t. Brent Kirstein, Watland Baptist  82-80-77-23916t. Mikel Martinson, Wayland Baptist 78-80-82-24016t. Tyler DeHay, Wayland Baptist     82-77-81-24016t. Sean Hurley, Wayland Baptist     85-81-74-24019t. Scott Borsa, Manitoba            79-80-82-24119t. Jesse Skelton, UBC               77-90-74-241
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