April 24, 2000
Tempe, Ariz. - The Washington men's golf team carded a 724 in two rounds on the first day of the Pac-10 Championship. The Huskies fell from a third place standing after the first round to finish the day off in sixth place. The Arizona State men have taken a commanding lead over the competition, carding a 690 on day one. Oregon is in second place with a total of 707 strokes.
Sophomore Gordy Scutt is pacing the Huskies, tied for eighth place with a score of 141. Scutt lowered his low total of the season by one after firing a 68 in the first round. Sophomore Troy Kelly also cracked the top-20, finishing the day tied at 16th with a score of 143. Senior Justin Miller was in next for Washington, adding a 146 to the team score in his first appearance this season.
Arizona State teammates Paul Casey and Jonas Runnquist finished with the top two scores in the individual field, carding a 131 and a 135 respectively. Both men shot a 66 in the first round, Casey adding another 65 in the second, while Runnquist shot a 69.
The Pac-10 Championships will continue with two more rounds, April 25-26.
Pac-10 Men's Golf Championship
Karsten Golf Course
Par 72, 7,027 yards
Day One Results (after 36 holes)
Team Standings: 1. ASU, 690, 2. Oregon, 707, 3. California, 711, 4. Arizona, 719, 5. Oregon State, 723, 6. Washington, 724, 7. Stanford, 730, 8. USC, 733, 9. UCLA, 735, 10. WSU, 739.
Top Individuals:. 1. Paul Casey (ASU), 66-65--131, 2. Jonas Runnquist (ASU), 66-69--135, 3. John Lepak (OSU), 70-67--137, 4T. Andrew Tredway (Oregon), 65-73-138, Chris Carnahan (Oregon), 71-67-138, 6. Travis Johnson (UCLA), 69-70-139, 7. Ricky Barnes (Arizona), 71-69-140, T8. Derek Gillespie (Arizona), 71-70-141, Gordy Scutt (Wash), 68-73-141, Han Lee (Cal), 67-74-141.