Current Press Release

April 10, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Cowboy Golf Team Posts Strong Finish at Oregon Duck Invitational, UW's DavidHearn Finishes Fifth:

The Wyoming Cowboy golf team played one of their besttournaments of the 1999-2000 season on March 20-21, placing seventh in a15-team field at the University of Oregon Duck Invitational. Wyomingfinished with a 54-hole total of 887, tying with Colorado State for seventhplace. The University of Washington won the two-day event with a finalscore of 857.

Wyoming was led by junior David Hearn, who tied for fifth place witha three-round total of 214, two-under par. Hearn's finish marked the fourthtime in nine tournaments this season that he has placed in the Top 10individuals, and the fifth time he has placed in the Top 15. UW sophomoreMike Urbatchka also played an outstanding tournament, shooting 222, six-overpar, to tie for 31st in the field of 80 golfers

"Everyone on the team contributed to this strong finish," said UWmen's golf coach Roger Prenzlow. "We looked like the team we were in thefall season. We had two individuals shoot rounds in the 60s (Hearn andUrbatchka), and all five guys shot at least one round in the low 70s.

"David (Hearn) continues to be impressive. He held the lead afterthe first 36 holes with rounds of 68 and 70. He fell back a little bit onTuesday with a 76, but he couldn't have played much better. Everyone on theteam shot a nice round of golf. Mike (Urbatchka) had a round of 68. Kevin(Kayden) and Jake (Hunter) each had a round of 72, and Reid (Lende) shot a73 in the second round.

"This was a good tournament for us because we beat some teams in ourdistrict that we needed to in order to have a chance to qualify for theNCAAs at the end of the year."

The 54-hole event was played on the Shadow Hills Country Club-SilverCourse in Eugene, Ore. The course measured 6,783 yards and played to a parof 72.

Team Standings

1. Washington 8572. Oregon 8583. Oregon State 8634. Pacific 8665. San Diego State 8686. San Jose State 8857. Wyoming 887 Colorado State 8879. Long Beach State 89310. Oregon (B Team) 896 Nevada 89612. Hawai'i 89913. Portland State 90214. Portland 905 Washington State 905

1999-2000 Wyoming Golf Individual Results

Matt David Jake Kevin Kurt Reid MikeEvent Hart Hearn Hunter Kayden Kowaluk Lende UrbatchkaRMI DNP 204 (-6) 216 (+6) 206 (-4) DNP 213(+3) 216 (+6) (1st) (26th) (2nd) (12th) (26th)AFA DNP 214 (-2) 225 (+9) 234 (+18) DNP 217(+1) 221 (+5) (5th) (43rd) (93rd) (8th) (19th)CSU DNP 142 (+2) 152 (+12) 149 (+9) DNP 151(+11) 149 (+9) (7th) (56th) (42nd) (52nd) (42nd)RSI DNP 215 (+5) 207 (-3) 220 (+10) DNP 224(+14) 207 (-3) (10th) (1st) (29th) (40th) (1st)FSU 231(+15) 211 (-5) 228 (+12) 220 (+4) DNP 230(+14) 222 (+6) (87th) (12th) (78th) (47th) (83rd) (54th)TNC DNP 217 (+4) 221 (+8) 224 (+11) DNP 223(+10) 224 (+11) (30th) (52nd) (73rd) (67th) (73rd)49er DNP 230 (+17)240 (+27) 229 (+16) DNP 234(+21) 238 (+25) (45th) (78th) (41st) (61st) (74th)PCI DNP 234 (+18)250 (+34) 239 (+23) DNP 244(+28) 237(+21) (45th) (93rd) (62nd) (79th) (56th)ODI DNP 214 (-2) 227 (+11) 227 (+11) DNP 230(+14) 222 (+6) (5th) (53rd) (53rd) (64th) (31st)BI

BYU

MWC

Strokes (231) (1,881) (1,966) (1,948) (0) (1,966) (1,936)Rounds (3) (26) (26) (26) (0) (26) (26)Avg. 77.0 72.4 75.6 74.9 0.0 75.6 74.5LowRd. 74 65 67 67 NA 69 68

1999-2000 Wyoming Golf Schedule/Team Results

Event Date Finish/Score

Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate 9/6-7 1st of 14 / 837Laramie, Wyo. (Jacoby Golf Course)Falcon Invitational 9/17-19 2nd of 24 / 876Colorado Springs, Colo.Ram Intercollegiate 9/27-28 9th of 15 / 591Fort Collins, Colo.Red Storm Intercollegiate 10/1-2 1st of 19 /845Bethpage, N.Y.Fresno Lexus Classic 10/15-16 12th of 16 / 1104Fresno, Calif.The Nelson 10/29-31 15th of 20 / 878Stanford, Calif.The 49er Collegiate Classic 2/24-25 14th of 15 / 926Long Beach, Calif.Pacific Coast Intercollegiate 3/13-14 18th of 19 / 950Santa Barbara, Calif.Oregon Duck Invitational 3/20-21 7th of 15 / 887Eugene, Ore.Bengal Invitational 4/17-18Blackfoot, IdahoCougar Classic 4/21-22Provo, UtahMountain West Conference Championship 5/1-3TBA