Wise Tied For Third After First Round Of UH-Hilo Intercollegiate

Feb. 7, 2007

HILO, HAWAII - Washington sophomore John Wise shot a career-best 4-under 66 to lead the Husky men's golf contingent in the first round of the Hawaii-Hilo Intercollegiate held at the Waikoloa Village Golf Course, Wednesday. Washington finished the first day tied for 10th, with Wise tied for third heading into Thursday's second round.

The Huskies made a strong showing in their 2007 season debut, shooting 4-under 276 as a team through the first 18 holes. UW is eight strokes behind leader Stanford (12-under 268). Oregon State is in second (10-under 270), while Georgia Tech and Arizona State are tied for third (8-under 272).

Wise, who already has one tournament title under his belt from the 2006 fall season, bested his previous career-best 18-hole score of 68 recorded at the Opus NW Husky Invite which he won. Wise is tied for third with six other competitors.

In addition to Wise, other Huskies turning in strong first-round showings were senior Alex Prugh and true freshman Joel Dahmen, who both shot 2-under 68. The pair is tied for 17th in the individual race.Also competing for UW were senior Erik Olson who is tied for 79th (4-over 74) and sophomore transfer Chris Killmer who sits in 86th place (5-over 75). Competing as an individual is junior Zach Bixler who shot a 1-over 71 and is tied for 55th.

The Hawaii-Hilo Intercollegiate continues with second round action on Thursday and wraps up with the final round on Friday. Shotgun tee times begin at 7:30 a.m.

UH-Hilo IntercollegiateFeb. 7-9, 2007Waikoloa Village Golf CoursePar-70, 6,738 yards

Team Results - First Round1. Stanford-286, -122. Oregon State-270, -103. Georgia Tech-272, -8 Arizona State-272, -85. Oklahoma State-273, -7 UC Davis-273, -77. Kansas-274, -68. Oregon-275, -5 USC-275, -510. Santa Clara-276, -4 Washington-276, -412. Texas Tech-277, -313. Colorado-279, -114. TCU-282, +2 Hawaii-282, +216. Pacific-284, +417. Oklahoma-285, +518. UH-Hilo-308, +28

Top Individuals1. Cameron Tringale, Georgia Tech-64, -6 Joseph Bramlett, Stanford-64, -63. Oscar Floren, Texas Tech-66, -4 Niklas Lemke, Arizona State-66, -4 Thomas Petersson, Pacific-66, -4 Benjamin Alvarado, Arizona State-66, -4 Tom Glissmeyer, USC-66, -4 Alex Williams, Oregon State-66, -4 John Wise, Washington-66, -4

Washington ResultsT3. John Wise 66, -4T17. Alex Prugh 68, -2 Joel Dahmen 68, -2T55. Zach Bixler* 71, +1T79. Erik Olson 74, +486. Chris Killmer 75, +5*Competing as individual

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