May 16, 2002
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Washington State senior Jon Reehoorn fired an even par 72 in the opening round of the NCAA West Regional at the par 72, 7,368 yard University of New Mexico Championship Course, Thursday.
Reehoorn enters tomorrow's second round tied for 18th in the 141-man field, four shots back of tournament leader Jason Hartwick of Texas, who turned in a four under 68. Reehoorn's round featured four birdies as the senior from Burlington, Wash. carded a 36 on the front and back nines.
Senior Jeremy Taylor also carded four birdies in his opening round 74 (+2). Taylor is tied for 36th heading into Friday's second round. Junior Dustin White turned in a 77 and is five over after the first day of competition. Sophomores Isaac Woods and Ryan Camp recorded rounds of 79 and 80 respectively to round out the Cougar roster.
The Cougars are tied for 19th after the first round with a score of 302 (+14). Texas is setting the pace after turning in a three under 285, four shots better than second place San Diego State.
The top 10 teams in the 27-team regional and two individuals (from teams that do not qualify) will advance to the national championships, May 29-June 1, at Ohio State University's Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio.
The Cougars begin Friday's second round at 7:42 a.m. Pacific Time. Live web scoring can be accessed at www.golfstat.com
NCAA West Regional
May 16-18, 2002
The Championship Course
Par 72, 7,368 yards
Results Through 1 of 3 Rounds
1. Texas 285, 2. San Diego State 289, T3. Fresno State 290, T3. Minnesota 290, T3. UNLV 290, 6. Washington 291, T7. Arizona 292, T7. Pepperdine 292, 9. New Mexico 293, T10. Pacific 294, T10. USC 294, 12. Ohio State 295, 13. UCLA 296, 14. Texas Tech 298 15. Nevada 299, 16. Oregon 300, T17. BYU 301, T17. Illinois State 301, T19. Washington State 302, T19. Detroit 302, 21. Stanford 303, 22. Arizona State 304, 23. UC-Irvine 307, 24. California 308, 25. Central Conn. State 313, 26. Colorado State 314, 27. IU-Purdue 315.
Top Five Individuals:
1. Jason Hartwick, Texas (68, -4); T2. Jason Allred, Pepperdine (69, -3); T2. Brandon Askew, UNLV, (69, -3); T2. David Morgan, Minnesota (69, -3); Nine players tied for fifth at two-under 70.