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Wildcat Men's Golfers Stay at No. 11 in Latest Rankings
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: April 05, 2000
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Tucson, Ariz. -- In the latest MasterCard Collegiate Golf Rankings, the University of Arizona men's golf team was ranked 11th for the third consecutive week. The Cats are also the second-highest ranked team from the Pac-10 Conference, trailing only Arizona State, which is No. 4.

Individually, Arizona senior Derek Gillespie is the team's top-ranked golfer and is No. 26. In nine tournaments this season, he has four top-10 finishes to go with two top-20 outings and is second on the squad in stroke average with a 72.15 mark.

Freshman Ricky Barnes, who has won two of the Wildcats four tournaments this Spring, is ranked No. 29. He is first on the team in stroke average (71.70) and has three top-10 outings on the season. Another freshman, Patrick Norris, is the only other UA golfer to be ranked and he is No. 96.

The Wildcats will be in action this Friday - Saturday, April 7-9 in Los Cabos, Mexico, where they will play in the U.S. Collegiate Golf Championships. Saturday's action can be seen on ESPN from 9 - 11 a.m. and Sunday's play will be tape delayed on ESPN2 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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