2000-2001 Cowboy Golf Informational Release

May 7, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

David Hearn Earns All-Conference Honors And Finishes 10th at the MWC Men'sGolf Championship, Awaits NCAA Tournament Invitation: Wyoming senior DavidHearn fired a one-under par round of 71 in the final round of the 2001Mountain West Conference Men's Golf Championship on Wednesday, May 2, andmoved up from 16th place into 10th position. Hearn was also named to thesix-man All-Mountain West Conference team. The Wyoming Cowboys fired their best round of the 54-hole tournamenton Wednesday with a 302. The Cowboys finished seventh in the eight-teamfield with a final score of 925. Brigham Young captured the team title with a three-day total of 890.The individual title was won by John Lepak of San Diego State, who fired athree-round score of three-over par 219. UW's Hearn finished only sixstrokes back of Lepak. Hearn shot a 54-hole total of 225, nine-over par. The other Cowboy to finish in the Top 25 was senior Jake Hunter, whotallied a 16-over par score of 232 to tie for 22nd. "David (Hearn) really came back after the first day and put togetheran excellent tournament," said UW head golf coach Roger Prenzlow. "Davidhas had one of the outstanding careers in the history of our program, and heis in the running to qualify for his third consecutive NCAA West Regional. "I can't say enough about these three seniors (David Hearn, JakeHunter and Kevin Kayden). David, Jake and Kevin all had great careers atWyoming. They should be proud of their accomplishments. "All-in-all the guys did a nice job. Kevin (Kayden) played a niceround on Wednesday, shooting a 75, and Jake (Hunter) played his normalconsistent golf -- he was the only member of our team to shoot in the 70seach round of the tournament." Hearn was one of six individuals named to the All-Conference team.It was Hearn's first selection to the All-Conference squad during hisfour-year career at UW. The NCAA will announce participants for the 2001 NCAA Regionals onTuesday, May 8, 2001.

Below are the final team standings for the 2001 MWC Men's GolfChampionship.

Team Standings1. BYU          305-294-291=890 (+26)2. SDSU         307-293-292=892 (+28)3. CSU          301-303-292=896 (+32)4. New Mexico   314-285-300=899 (+35)5. UNLV         316-307-290=913 (+49)6. Utah         313-299-304=916 (+52)7. Wyoming      317-306-302=925 (+61)8. Air Force    332-309-306=947 (+83)

2000-01 Wyoming Golf RosterName Height Class Hometown (Last School)Bryan George 6-1 RFr. Douglas, Wyo. (Douglas)David Hearn 6-0 Sr. Brantford, Ontario (North Park Collegiate)Jake Hunter 5-9 Sr. Page, Ariz. (Page)Kevin Kayden 6-1 Sr. Fremont, Ohio (St. Joseph Central Catholic)Kurt Kowaluk 6-0 RSo. Lively, Ontario (Lively)Mike Mezei 5-10 Fr. Lethbridge, Alberta (Winston Churchill)Mike Urbatchka 6-0 Jr. Sheridan, Wyo. (Sheridan)Head Coach: Roger Prenzlow

2000-01 Wyoming Golf Individual Results

David Jake Kevin Kurt Michael MikeEvent Hearn Hunter Kayden Kowaluk Mezei UrbatchkaRMI 207 (-3) 220 (+10) 143 (+3) 216(+6) 223 (+13) 209 (-1) (2nd) (18th) (DQ) (10th) (31st) (3rd)Tucker 223 (+7) 227 (+11) DNP 230 (+14) 227 (+11) 228 (+12) (43rd) (69th) (81st) (69th) (75th)Ram 136 (-4) 148 (+8) 155 (+15) 149 (+9) 149 (+9) DNP (1st) (42nd) (71st) (43rd) (43rd)NMSU 214 (-2) 218 (+2) DNP 228 (+12) 219 (+3) 213 (-3) (5th) (17th) (56th) (25th) (3rd)Nelson 223(+10) 230 (+17) DNP 231 (+18) 232 (+19) 227 (+14) (40th) (72nd) (76th) (82nd) (60th)BRC 156(+12) 234 (+18) DNP 234 (+18) 231 (+15) 239 (+23) (WD) (44th) (44th) (35th) (67th)JBI DNP 216 (Even)228 (+12) 222 (+6) 221 (+5) 221 (+5) (30th) (81st) (57th) (51st) (51st)Duck 231(+15) 231 (+15) DNP 242 (+26) 238 (+22) 226 (+10) (59th) (59th) (87th) (80th) (41st)CI 151 (+7) 145 (+1) DNP 152 (+8) 145 (+1) 149 (+5) (35th) (6th) (42nd) (6th) (25th)BYU 216 (E) 235 (+19) 220 (+4) 219 (+3) 227 (+11) 221 (+5) (14th) (83rd) (25th) (23rd) (55th) (30th)MWC 225 (+9) 232 (+16) 233 (+17) 239 (+23) DNP 239 (+23) (10th) (22nd) (30th) (36th) (36th)

Strokes (1,982) (2,336) (979) (2,362) (2,112) (2,172)

Rounds (27) (31) (13) (31) (28) (29)

Avg. 73.4 75.4 75.3 76.2 75.4 74.9

LowRd. 65 69 67 69 70 68

2000-01 Wyoming Golf Schedule/Team Results

Event Date Finish/ScoreWyoming Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate 9/9-10 1st of 12 / 848Laramie, Wyo. (Jacoby Golf Course)New Mexico Tucker Invitational 9/15-16 14th of 23 / 901Albuquerque, N.M.Colorado State Ram Invitational 9/25-26 6th of 15 / 581Fort Collins, Colo.New Mexico State Invitational 10/6-7 1st of 17 / 862Las Cruces, N.M.The Stanford Nelson Classic 10/27-29 17th of 19 / 908Stanford, Calif.Beau Rivage Collegiate Classic 2/12-13 15th of 16 / 935Gulfport, Miss.Hawaii John Burns Intercollegiate 2/21-23 16th of 19 / 880Honolulu, Hawai'iOregon Duck Invitational 3/26-27 14th of 17 / 921Eugene, Ore.Campbell Intercollegiate 4/2-3 4th of 12 / 590Buies Creek, N.C.Brigham Young Cougar Classic 4/20-21 7th of 16 / 875Provo, UtahMWC Championship 4/30-5/2 7th of 8 / 925Sunriver, Ore.