May 2, 2003

NORMAN, Okla. - Senior John Kidwell (Dallas, Texas) was one of ten golfers named to the All-Big 12 Conference Men's Golf Team as released by the league office on Friday. The team was voted on by the league head coaches. Kidwell was awarded all-conference honors for the second straight year.

Kidwell leads the Sooners with a 72.9 stroke average, ranking him sixth in the Big 12 Conference. The Dallas native has finished in the top 20 in five tournaments this season. His top finish came at the Sooner Invitational where he earned medalist honors after carding a three-round total of 205 (-11), including a course-record 65 in the second round. He was named Big 12 Golfer of the Month for September and recently finished tied for 12th at the Big 12 Championships.

Kidwell will be looking to give OU its first team championship of the season when the Sooners compete at The Maxwell in Ardmore, Okla., on May 10-11.