Ragan Announces 2007-08 Class

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
NOVEMBER 16, 2006
NORMAN, Okla. - University of Oklahoma men’s golf coach Jim Ragan announced today the signing of a pair of players to National Letters of Intent.  Joining the Sooners for the 2007-2008 season will be Cameron Meyers (Edmond, Okla.,) and Riley Pumphrey (Georgetown, Texas). 

“I am very happy with the 2007 recruiting class,” Ragan said.  “They both are very accomplished players that I expect great things out of at The University of Oklahoma.  Both have proven that they know how to win and I expect that competitiveness to carry over to the collegiate level.”

Pumphrey established himself as one of the best junior golfers in the country this summer by shooting the lowest U.S. Junior Amateur qualifying total at any of the nationwide sites, a 10-under-par two-round score of 134 at Park City Golf Course, in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Pumphrey’s 134 was aided by a first-round eight-under-par 64.  The Georgetown senior has already added two wins to his illustrious resume this fall, with a scoring average of 69.5 for the 2006-07 season.  As a junior, Pumphrey won five individual titles on his way to All-State honors.  He led the Eagles to their first 5A State Championship appearance in 2006, winning the District 15 5A crown and Region 2 5A title and finished the season with a 72.1 scoring average.     

“Riley is a talented player that has had an outstanding junior record,” said Ragan.  “Riley has a great work ethic and attitude.  We are fortunate to have a player of his ability to join our golf program at the University of Oklahoma.”

Meyers, who attends Edmond North High School, heads to Norman currently ranked as the third best junior golfer in the state.  Competing for the 6A state champion and nationally ranked Edmond North Huskies, Meyers earned medalist honors on two occasions last season, including the conference tournament.  He had nine top-10 finishes as a junior, with a stroke average of 72.5, earning first-team city, conference and region honors.  As a sophomore, Meyers added seven top-10 finishes, again earning first-team city, conference and region honors and helped the Huskies to another 6A state crown.  Competing on the Oklahoma Junior Golf Tour, he earned 2004 stroke average champion honors after posting a mark of 69.0 for the season.  The Edmond native was also named Daily Oklahoman athlete of the month.        

“Cameron is one of the most talented players to come out of Oklahoma in a long time,” said Ragan.  “He has tremendous golf skills and has shown he can play well at the local, state, and national level.  I am excited about his future at the University of Oklahoma”



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