March 6, 2001

NORMAN, Okla. - The 15th-ranked University of Oklahoma men's golf team shot a final-round score of 299 to finish in 11th place at the Southwestern Intercollegiate in Westlake Villiage, Calif. The Sooners finished with an overall score of 608 (+40) for the tournament. Last year's team champion, Arizona State, successfully defended their title with a final score of 581 (+13).

Sophomore Matt Cohn led the way for OU tying for 9th overall. Cohn fired a second-round score of 74 to finish with a final score of 147 (+5). It was Cohn's fourth top-10 finish of the season.

Sophomore John Kidwell and freshman Martin Flores both shot final-round scores of 76 to tie for 43rd (153, +11). Junior Cody Freeman shot the lowest score for the Sooners in the second round (73) to tie for 54th.

Sophomore Chris Cureton rounded out the scores for OU shooting a final-round score of 80.

The Sooners continue their season at the Cleveland Golf/Morris Williams on March 25-26 at the Intercollegiate Austin Country Club.

Team Scores
1. Arizona State 294-287=581 (+13)
2. TCU 301-286=587 (+19)
3. Oregon State 296-296=592 (+24)
4. Washington 296-302=598 (+30)
T5. Fresno State 304-296=600 (+32)
T5. Minnesota 307-293=600 (+32)
T5. USC 302-298=600 (+32)
8. New Mexico 305-296=601 (+33)
9. Houston 304-300=604 (+36)
10. Oregon 307-299=606 (+38)
11. Oklahoma 309-299=608 (+40)
12. Cal-Berkley 305-304=609 (+41)
13. UCLA 306-304=610 (+42)
14. BYU 310-301=611 (+43)
15. Pepperdine 312-303=615 (+47)

Top Five Individuals
1. David Yarnes, Oregon State 70-72=142 (E)
T2. Jin Park, Arizona State 71-72=143 (+1)
T2. Steve Conway, UCLA 71-72=143 (+1)
T2. Steve Conway, UCLA 71-72=143 (+1)
T5. Bret Guetz, TCU 74-71=145 (+3)

Oklahoma Individual Scores
T9. Matt Cohn 73-74=147 (+5)
T38. John Kidwell 77-76=153 (+11)
T38. Martin Flores 77-76=153 (+11)
T54. Cody Freeman 82-73=155 (+13)
82. Chris Cureton 94-80=174 (+32)