Nov. 25, 2002

NORMAN, Okla. - University of Oklahoma senior golfer John Kidwell is tied for 13th place after 36 holes on Monday at the Western Refining All-America Golf Classic, in El Paso, Texas. The 28th annual tournament is being held at the El Paso Country Club (6,781, par 71) and is hosted by the Sun Bowl Association. The field includes 24 college All-Americans from around the country.

Kidwell shot an opening round 76 and followed it up with a second round 73 for a total of 149. The senior from Dallas, Texas is 10 shots behind tournament leader Adam Rubinson of Texas Christian heading into the final round tomorrow.

The final 18 holes will be played tomorrow, Nov. 26, beginning at 7:30 a.m. (MST).

Top Five Individuals

Adam Rubinson (TCU)                     71-68=139
Brendon De Jonge (Virginia Tech)        73-69=142
Dustin Bray (North Carolina)            73-69=142
John Holmes (Kentucky)                  75-67=142
Brock Mackenzie (Washington)            77-66=143

Oklahoma Player John Kidwell (Oklahoma) 76-73=149