UW Men's Golf Team In 16th Place at Ping Intercollegiate

Jan. 29, 2001

TUCSON, AZ - The University of Washington men's golf team finished day one of the Ping Arizona Intercollegiate in a tie for 16th place in the Huskies' first tournament of the spring. Washington shot a 19-over 303 through the first 18 holes on the par-71, 6776-yard Raven Golf Course in Tucson, Ariz. USC leads the tournament at 8-under 276, holding a seven-shot lead over second-place Ohio State.

Washington was led by sophomore Conner Robbins who fired a 34 on the front-nine before finishing at 2-over 73. Robbins is six shots off the lead set by four players at 4-under 67. He is tied for 27th overall with defending champion Ricky Barnes of Arizona, the 2000 National Freshman of the Year.

Washington's four other competitors are within three shots of each other. Troy Kelly shot a 5-over 76, Gordy Scutt and John Robertson are at 6-over 77, while Derek Berg fired a 7-over 78.

The second round was scheduled for Monday as well, however play was halted due to darkness with 15 holes completed. The remaining holes will be completed before the final round gets underway on Tuesday.

Ping Arizona Intercollegiate
The Raven at Sabino Springs
Tucson, Ariz.
Par 71, 6776 yards

Team Results: 1. Southern California 276, 2. Ohio State 283 , 3t. Arizona State and California 286, 5t. South Carolina and Oregon 290, 7. Oregon State 292, 8. Stanford 293, 9. Mississippi 295, 10t. Arizona, UC-Irvine, Pepperdine and Arizona Red 297, 14. Texas-El Paso 300, 15. Long Beach State 301, 16t. Washington and UCLA 303, 18. BYU 305, 19. Arkansas 314, 20. New Mexico State 320.

Top Individuals: 1t. Kyle Thompson (South Carolina), Mike Austin (Ohio St.), Kevin Stadler (USC) and Brady Stockton (ASU) 67, 5t. Andrew Medley (Ole Miss), Dong Yi (Cal) and Alex Kuyumjian (USC), 8t. James Lee (Stanford) and Ben Flam (ASU) 69, 10t. Travis Johnson (UCLA), Hunter Mahan (USC) and Jeff Coburn (UC-Irvine) 70.

Husky Scores: 27t. Conner Robbins 73, 62t. Troy Kelly 76, 67t. Gordy Scutt and John Robertson 77, 76t. Derek Berg 78.

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