Men's Golf Places Fourth at Sacramento State Invitational

March 13, 2001

RANCHO MURIETA, Calif. - The Santa Clara men's golf team opened the spring season with its fourth straight top-five finish, placing fourth this afternoon at the Rancho Murieta Country Club, as part of the Sacramento State Invitational.

Senior Drew Corwin held on to second place, recording a 71 today for a 219 total on the par-72, 6, 839-yard course. Senior Tony Okano tied for 13th with an 11-over 227, junior Sandy Horacek tied for 15th senior Paul Nelson tied for 24th, and senior Michael Melling tied for 35th.

CS Stanislaus' Mark Lawless won individual medalist honors with a four-under 212.

Idaho won the team championship with a 35-over-par 899. Just one stroke back was host Sacramento State and Washington State, as both tied for second with 900 scores. The Broncos finished just nine strokes off the lead at 908, 44 strokes over par.

Men's golf will continue spring action at the Western Intercollegiate, hosted by San Jose State University. The tournament will be held April 2-3 in Santa Cruz.

Sacramento State Invitational
Rancho Murieta, Calif.
Final Results -- March 13

1. Idaho 305-291-303--899
2. Sacramento State 296-305-299--900
Washington State 300-298-302--900
4. Santa Clara 306-297-305--908
5. CS Stanislaus 307-301-305--913
6. UC Davis 293-316-307--916
7. Eastern Washington 317-310-318--945
8. Cal Poly 319-313-320--952
9. Boise State 334-311-314--959
10. Iowa 323-325-317--965
11. British Columbia 320-328-320--968
12. CS Monterey Bay 323-329-323--975

Santa Clara Scores
T2. Drew Corwin 71-73-75--219
T13. Tony Okano 79-73-75--227
T15. Sandy Horacek 78-75-75--228
T24. Paul Nelson 78-76-80--234
T37. Michael Melling 80-79-81--240