Husky Men's Golf Team Ranked 20th in Preseason Poll

Sept. 1, 2004

Seattle - The Washington men's golf team is ranked 20th by Golfweek in its preseason poll for the 2004-2005 season. The Huskies are one of five Pac-10 schools ranked in the top-25. The top-ranked team is Florida.The Huskies return five letterwinners from last year's team that placed sixth at the NCAA Championships. Highlighting the returnees are sophomores Alex Prugh and Erik Olson. Both players were named honorable mention All-Americans as freshmen. Gone from last year's team is three-time All-American Brock Mackenzie and senior Dan Potter, a three-time participant in the NCAA Championships.The Huskies will welcome junior James Lepp back to the course this season. Named a preseason second-team All-American by Golfweek, Lepp was forced to sit out the 2003-04 campaign after transferring from Illinois. As a sophomore, he was the Big Ten player of the year and earned second-team All-America honors.The Huskies open the season Sept. 27-28 when they host the Opus Northwest Husky Invitational at Gold Mountain.Golfweek Men's Preseason Top-25

1. Florida2. Georgia3. Clemson4. Arizona State5. Oklahoma State6. UNLV7. Texas8. Georgia Tech9. New Mexico10. Auburn11. Arizona12. Kentucky13. South Carolina14. Duke15. Brigham Young16. Southern California17. Pepperdine18. Augusta State19. Tennessee20. Washington21. Oklahoma22. UCLA23. Vanderbilt24. Texas A&M25. Southern MethodistGolfweek Preseason All-AmericansFirst team1. Ryan Moore, senior, UNLV2. Spencer Levin, junior, New Mexico3. Jack Ferguson, senior, Clemson4. John Holmes, senior, Kentucky5. Luke List, sophomore, Vanderbilt6. Matt Every, junior, Florida7. Jeff Overton, senior, Indiana8. Anthony Kim, sophomore, Oklahoma9. Michael Putnam, senior, Pepperdine10. Aron Price, senior, Georgia SouthernSecond teamOscar Alverez, junior, Brigham YoungAlejandro Canizares, junior, Arizona StateBrent Delahoussaye, senior, ClemsonJames Lepp, junior, WashingtonHenry Liaw, sophomore, ArizonaMatthew Rosenfeld, junior, TexasNathan Smith, junior, DukeNick Thompson, senior, Georgia TechBrendon Todd, sophomore, GeorgiaLee Williams, senior, AuburnThird teamRyan Blaum, junior, DukeRoberto Castro, sophomore, Georgia TechDavid Denham, senior, GeorgiaErik Johannsen, senior, South CarolinaKevin Kisner, junior, GeorgiaTyler Leon, sophomore, Oklahoma StateAlex Noren, senior, Oklahoma StateKyle Reifers, junior, Wake ForestBrett Stegmaier, junior, FloridaJames Vargas, junior, Florida
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