April 14, 2001

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma men's golf team placed 14th out of the 22 teams at the ASU Thunderbird/Savane Invitational in Tempe, Ariz. The Sooners shot a final-round score of 292 to finish with a total score of 867 (+3). Defending champions Arizona State overcame fourth-ranked Texas with a final score of 839 to win the team championship for the third year in a row.

OU was led by Kelsey Cline, who shot a final-round 73 to finish tied for 29th with a total of 214 (-2). It was the first time this season the senior from Yukon, Okla. led the Sooners at a tournament.

Two shots behind Cline were sophomore John Kidwell and freshman Martin Flores, who each finished with identical final scores of 216 (+2). In final-round action, Flores posted the lowest score for OU with a 72 while Kidwell carded a 73.

Sophomore Matt Cohn and junior Cody Freeman each shot final-round scores of 74. Cohn finished with a final score of 221 to tie for 76th while Freeman concluded the tournament with a 226.

The Sooners continue their season when they travel to Hutchinson, Kan. on April 23-24 (Mon.-Tue.) for the 2001 Big 12 Tournament Championship at Prairie Dunes Country Club.

Top Five Individuals
1. Anders Hultman, OSU69-68-69=206 (-10)
2. Ricky Barnes, Arizona68-72-67=207 (-9)
T3. Manny Hayes, CSU-Northridge69-71-68=208 (-8)
T3. Matt Jones, Arizona State69-69-70=208 (-8)
T3. Scott Miller, BYU68-72-68=208 (-8)

Oklahoma Individual Scores
T29. Kelsey Cline71-70-73=214 (-2)
T41. Martin Flores73-71-72=216 (E)
T41. John Kidwell69-74-73=216 (E)
T76. Matt Cohn70-77-74=221 (+5)
T95. Cody Freeman73-79-74=226 (+10)

Team Scores
1. Arizona State 283-280-276=839 (-25)
2. Texas284-270-291=845 (-19)
3. Southern California283-276-288=847 (-17)
4. Houston283-276-289=848 (-16)
5. Oklahoma State284-286-279=849 (-15)
6. Arizona282-288-282=852 (-12)
7. BYU274-294-287=855 (-9)
8. New Mexico281-289-288=858 (-6)
9. UNLV290-293-277=860 (-4)
T10. Pepperdine288-279-294=861 (-3)
T10. Arizona State Maroon284-287-290=861 (-3)
T10. California286-291-284=861 (-3)
13. UCLA296-286-281=863 (-1)
14. Oklahoma283-292-292=867 (+3)
15. Washington295-291-285=871 (+7)
16. UTEP295-290-292=877 (+13)
17. Virginia290-292-289=879 (+15)
18. Fresno State299-292-289=880 (+16)
T19. Oregon291-297-293=881 (+17)
T19. Oregon State289-300-292=881 (+17)
21. Stanford303-292-292=887 (+23)
22. CSU-Northridge295-304-295=894 (+30)