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Wildcat Men's Golfers Move Up To Eighth in Latest Rankings
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: May 10, 2000
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Tucson, Ariz. (May 10) -- The University of Arizona men's golf team move up two spots to No. 8 in the latest edition of the MasterCard Collegiate Golf Rankings, which were released on May 10. It the highest the Wildcats have been ranked in the poll since they were No. 1 towards the end of the 1997-98 season.

Individually, UA senior Derek Gillespie is ranked No. 18, while freshman Ricky Barnes is No. 21.

In the new District rankings, Arizona is No. 3 for District VIII, trailing No. 1 Arizona State and No. 2 UNLV. Gillespie is the third-ranked golfer in District VIII and Barnes is fourth.

The Wildcats will return to action next week when they travel to Fresno, Calif., on May 18-20, for the NCAA West Regionals. The NCAA Championships are set for May 31 - June 3, in Auburn, Ala.

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