Nallen Ties for Eighth Place at Savane College All-America Golf Classic

Nov. 20, 2001

EL PASO, Texas - Arizona's Chris Nallen shot a final-round 70 to finish in a tie for eighth place Tuesday at the Savane College All-America Golf Classic.

Nallen, a sophomore from Blairstown, N.J., carded a one-under 70 on Tuesday to finish with a three-round total of 213 (E). His eighth place finish marks the second straight year in which a UA golfer has finished in the top-10 of this invitation-only event. Toledo's Brad Haven captured medalist honors with a 202 (-11) total in the field of 24.

UA teammate Ricky Barnes, who won this event last year with a tournament-record 196 (-17) total, finished 22nd after a final-round 75 (+4). His three-round total of 218 (+5) was 16 shots off the pace set by Haven.

Now in its 27th year, the 54-hole Savane College All-America Golf Classic is an individuals-only event featuring 24 players that earned All-America honors in 2000-01. The was contested at the El Paso Country Club, a par 71, 6,781-yard facility.

Top 5 Individuals1.  Brad Haven, Toledo       	65-67-70=232 (-11)2.  D.J. Trahan, Clemson   	66-66-71=203 (-10)    Nick Watney, Fresno State	68-65-70=203 (-10)4.  Franklin Hatchett, SMU  	68-70-70=208 (-5)5.  Simon Nash, Minnesota	74-69-66=209 (-4)

Arizona FinishersT8. Chris Nallen 69-74-70=213 (E)22. Ricky Barnes 71-72-75=218 (+5)

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