Cardinal In Third After Two Rounds Of Windon Memorial Classic

Sept. 30, 2002

Glenview, Ill. - The Stanford men's golf team shot 291 in the first two rounds of the Windon Memorial Classic today in Glenview, Illinois to sit in third place with a six-over par 582. Rounding out the top five are host-Northwestern (573), Duke (578), Stanford (582), North Florida (583) and Oregon (584).

Three Stanford golfers are currently in the top 20 on the leaderboard.

Individually, Cardinal Jim Seki fired a 70 and 71 today (141), just one stroke behind leader Tom Johnson (71-69--140) of Northwestern. Ron Won carded a 74 and 70 (144) and is tied for ninth overall. Blake Mastalir checks in 16th with rounds of 72 and 73 (145) while teammate George Downing is tied for 42nd with a 152 (75-77). Kyle Gentry is 65th with scores of 76 and 85 (161).

'It is exciting to start the season off with a couple of good solid rounds,' said head coach Jeff Mitchell. 'Jim Seki, the reigning Pac-10 Champion, is continuing to play great golf. Ron Won and Blake Mastalir also played well. They have put us in position to challenge for the team title. The wind blew quite strong all day and we held it together. That should give us a lot of confidence for tomorrow's finale.'

Kent State's Peter Laws, along with Oregon's Chris Carnaham and Northwestern's Scott Harrington round out the top five individuals as all are tied for third with a two-under par 142.

Action at the Windon Memorial will conclude tomorrow at the Glen View Club with 18 holes of golf to be played.

Windon Memorial Classic - First Day Results

1. Northwestern (284-289--573)2. Duke (290-288--578)3. Stanford (291-291--582)4. North Florida (285-298--583)5. Oregon (288-296--584)6. Georgia Southern (294-293--587)7. Oklahoma State (288-303--591)8. Louisiana State (294-300--594)9. Houston (299-299--598)   Florida State (295-303--598)11. UC Davis (299-304--603)12. Kent State (304-300--604)13. Northern Illinois (307-304--611)

Stanford Finishers

2. Jim Seki (70-71--141)T9. Ron Won (74-70--144)16. Blake Mastalir (72-73--145)T42. George Downing (75-77--152)65. Kyle Gentry (76-85--161)
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