Wyoming's Mike Mezei Finishes 17th at Nebraska Fairway Club Invitational

Sept. 11, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming sophomore Mike Mezei shot a final round 80 on Tuesday and finished in a tiefor 17th place at the Nebraska Fairway Club Invitational.

Mezei led the tournament after the first day with rounds of 75 and 68. His final round 80 gave him a 54-hole total of 10-over par 223 tofinish 17th out of 62 competitiors. The Wyoming Cowboys placed 10th in the 11-team field with a final three-round score of 936. LamarUniversity won the two-day event with a team score of 873. Lamar's Shawn Stefani won the individual title with a two-over par total of 215.

The tournament was played on the Firethorn Golf Club in Lincoln, Neb. The course measured 6,762 yards and played to a par of 71.

This was the first competition of the 2001 fall season for the Cowboy golf team.

Below are Wyoming's individual results, along with the final team scores.

Wyoming Individual Results

Mike Mezei So. Lethbridge, Alberta Tie 17th 75-68-80=223Mike Urbatchka Sr. Sheridan, Wyo. Tie 45th 77-82-76=235Matthew Brunk Fr. Fort Collins, Colo. Tie 51st 77-80-82=239Derek Pirkl Fr. Stoughton, Wis. Tie 55th 74-80-88=242Kurt Kowaluk Jr. Lively, Ontario Tie 58th 77-81-86=244

Final Team Standings

1. Lamar 8732. Missouri 8773. Kansas State 8884. Illinois State 8895. SW Missouri State 8946. Nebraska 8977. Iowa State 9008. North Texas 9019. Drake 93110. Wyoming 93611. Creighton 960