Cowboy Golf Captures St. John's Red Storm Intercollegiate

Oct. 4, 1999


The Wyoming Cowboys captured theirsecond tournament victory of the 1999 fall season at the St. John'sUniversity Red Storm Intercollegiate. Wyoming shot a three-round total of845 to win by 12 strokes over North Carolina-Greensboro at 857. Wyomingjunior Jake Hunter and sophomore Mike Urbatchka both finished with 54-holetotals of 207 to tie for the individual title. They outdistanced AndrewSvoboda of St. John's by one stroke.

"It was nice to see Jake (Hunter) and Mike (Urbatchka) play sowell," said UW men's golf coach Roger Prenzlow. "David (Hearn) also playedwell, and Kevin (Kayden) and Reid (Lende) contributed one round of 71 eachwhich was crucial for us to win the team title.

."Our experience showed this week. We made a lot of birdies and alot of crucial pars in the final round. I wasn't only pleased with the win,but I'm very happy with the scores our guys shot throughout the tournament.It was fun to watch us win one on the road. Now we have to turn ourattention to preparing for the Fresno State tournament later this month."

Not far behind Hunter and Urbatchka' three-under total of 207 was UWjunior David Hearn at five-over 215. Hearn placed 10th. Fellow juniorKevin Kayden finished in 29th at 10-over par 220, and senior Reid Lendeplaced 40th at 224, 14-over par.

Wyoming's win at St. John's was their first road win this season.The Cowboys have had an outstanding fall season thus far, winning their ownRocky Mountain Intercollegiate on Sept. 7 and finishing second at the AirForce Falcon Invitational on Sept. 19.

The St. John's Red Storm Intercollegiate was played at the BethpageRed Course in Farmingdale, N.Y. The course measured 6,756 yards and playedto a par of 70.

Next up for the Cowboys will be the Fresno State Classic on Oct.15-16 in Fresno, Calif.

Here are the final scores from the St. John's Red Storm Intercollegiate.

Team Scores1.      Wyoming                         8452.      North Carolina-Greensboro       8573.      St. John's                      8634.      Martin Methodist College        8645.      Rutgers                         8656.      Detroit Mercy                   867        Towson                          8678.      Villanova                       8809.      Columbia                        88510.     Cleveland State                 89211.     Hofstra                         89812.     Delaware                        90213.     Iona                            91614.     Loyola                          93015.     St. Joseph's (Pa.)              94216.     Wagner                          94717.     Fairfield                       95218.     Fairleigh Dickinson             98719.     Manhattan                       991

Wyoming Individuals Place ScoresJake Hunter T1st 67-69-71=207Mike Urbatchka T1st 68-71-68=207David Hearn 10th 71-74-70=215Kevin Kayden T29th 74-75-71=220Reid Lende T40th 79-71-74=224