April 8, 2010
What's Happening This Week: The Washington State University men's golf team will travel to Stanford, Calif., to compete in the U.S. Intercollegiate April 11-13...the three-day tournament will be held at the par-70, 6,727-yard Stanford Golf Course...teams will play 18 holes each day...groups will tee off on the first and 10th holes Sunday and Monday starting at 9 a.m., but will use a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start for Tuesday's final round...live scoring will be posted at www.golfstat.com.
The Field: Seven of the 20 teams competing in the tournament are ranked in Golfstat.com's top 25, including No. 2 Stanford, No. 3 Washington, No. 4 UCLA, No. 6 Oregon, No.12 Arizona State, No. 14 USC and No. 24 Oregon State, along with California, Denver, Fresno State, Hawaii, Lamar, Long Beach State, Pepperdine, San Diego State, San Francisco, San Jose State, UC Davis, UC Irvine and Washington State...the Cougars are 69th on the current Golfstat.com rankings and are seeded 14th in the tournament field.
Last Time Out: The Cougars are coming off a 14th place finish at the Thunderbird Invitational in Tempe, Ariz., last weekend...WSU finished the event tied with BYU at 21-over-par...Tucker led the team with a three-round total of 210 (-3), good enough for a share of 11th...the performance by Tucker marked his sixth-consecutive top-25 finish, making him the first Cougar to earn six-straight since Jon Reehoorn and Dustin White did it during the 2001-02 season.