White's 69 Leads Cougars at Shocker Classic

April 9, 2001

WICHITA, Kan. --- Sophomore Dustin White led Washington State with a 69 in the first round of the Diet Pepsi/Shocker Classic, being played at the par 71 Crestview Country Club.

The Cougars are tied for seventh overall after shooting a 290 on Monday. Oral Roberts has a two-stroke lead over host Wichita State at the top of the team leader board.

White, a sophomore from Pueblo West, Colo., is two strokes off the lead and tied for seventh. Junior Jeremy Taylor ended a mini-slump by carding an even 71, while freshman Ryan Camp shot a 74.

Oral Roberts' Charleton Dechert and Drake's Neil Johnson fired 67s and are tied for first heading into the final two rounds on Tuesday. The second round was suspended due to thunderstorms in the area.

Play will resume on Tuesday at 8 a.m.

WSU RESULTS:	        290T7) Dustin White	69T15)Jeremy Taylor	71T41)Ryan Camp		74T61)Jon Reehoorn	76T70)Isaac Woods		77

TEAM RESULTS: 1. Oral Roberts (278) 2. Wichita State (280) 3. Oklahoma City, Colorado State (284) 5. Air Force (286) 6. Drake (288) 7. Washington State, Long Beach State, Texas-San Antonio (290) 10. Stephen F. Austin, Iowa State (294) 12. Missouri-Kansas City (295) 13. Southwest Texas (296) 14. Evansville, Illinois State (299) 16. Southwest Missouri State (300) 17. Northern Iowa (302)

TOP FIVE INDIVIDUALS: 1. Neil Johnson, Drake, Charleton Dechert, Oral Roberts (67) 3. Michael Roberts, Wichita State, Robby Stephenson, Colorado State, Nick Underwood, Wichita State, Rory Scrymgeour, Oral Roberts (68)


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