Men's Golf Captures Fresno Lexus Classic Title

Oct. 14, 2000

FRESNO, Calif. - The Stanford men's golf team finished 13-under par and had three golfers place in the top ten to win the Fresno Lexus Classic, hosted by Fresno State at Fort Washington Golf Course Saturday afternoon. The Cardinal shot a three-round total of 851 (-13) to finish nine strokes ahead of second-place San Diego State (860). Toledo (862), Colorado State (874) and North Texas (875) rounded out the top five in the 17-team tournament.

Junior Philip Rowe (Cornwall, UK) tied his career best, shooting a 68 in the third and final round for a 208 total (eight-under par). The 54-hole score is a career-low for Rowe, who posted a 69 and a 71 in the first two rounds.

Sophomore Jim Seki (Honolulu, HI) came in third with a total of 212 (69-72-71), while senior Jimmy Lee (Coral Springs, FL) finished two-under par in seventh place (214). He shot a 72 today after carding a pair of 71s on Friday. Senior Eric Dahlberg (Fort Worth, TX) shot a two-over 74 today to finish with a 218, good for a 16th-place tie.

Senior Alex Aragon (San Diego, CA) finished with a 223 (+7), placing him in a tie for 35th. Aragon shot a 78 in the opening round before bouncing back with a 71 in round two and a 74 today. Senior Rudy Barreto (Rio de Janiero, Brazil) tied for 98th, carding rounds of 84, 75 and 78 (237).

Team Scores1. 	Stanford 	281-285-285--851 (-13)2.	San Diego St.	291-281-288--860 (-4)3.	Toledo		291-281-290--862 (-2)4.	Colorado St.	299-286-289--874 (+10)5.	North Texas	292-287-296--875 (+11)6.	Hawaii		302-286-288--876 (+12)	California	297-289-290--876 (+12)8.	UCSB		292-298-288--878 (+14)9.	Texas-El Paso	300-293-289--882 (+18)	Nevada		296-292-294--882 (+18)

Individual Scores1. Philip Rowe 69-71-68--208 (-8)3. Jim Seki 69-72-71--212 (-4)7. Jimmy Lee 71-71-72--214 (-2)T16. Eric Dahlberg 72-72-74--218 (+2)T35. Alex Aragon 78-71-74--223 (+7)T99. Rudy Barreto 84-75-78--237 (+21)

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