Feb. 11, 2003
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Arizona's junior varsity golf team succumbed to rain and poor weather Tuesday, finishing in fourth place at the Anteater Invitational with a 54-hole total of 900 (+36). Senior Brian Woolf was Arizona's top individual finisher as he claimed fourth place with a three-day score of 1-over-par 217.
UC Riverside took the tournament title by shooting a final-round 301 to finish at 10-over 874. Host school UC Irvine finished in second place at 892 (+28), while Texas-El Paso took third place at 895 (+31), just five strokes ahead of the Wildcats. Individually, Chris Baryla of Texas-El Paso claimed medalist honors as he posted a three-day total of 213 (-3).
Arizona was paced Tuesday by sophomore Kipp Riehle, who posted the team's best individual round of the day as he shot 1-over-par 73. Riehle finished in a tie for 12th place. Woolf used a final-round 78 to close the tournament at 1-over 217 and in fourth place.
Rounding out Arizona's lineup were junior Nick Juszczak, freshman Zack Amole and sophomore Nathan Lashley. Juszczak closed the tournament at 231 (+15) after a third-round of 82 (+10). Amole finished in a tie for 34th place as he shot 9-over 81 to complete the tournament at 233. Lashley claimed a tie for 38th place as he carded 234 over the three-day tournament.
The Anteater Invitational completes the junior varsity schedule for the 2002-03 season, Arizona's varsity squad is back in action on Feb. 19 when it opens play at the John Burns Invitational in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Top Five Teams Top Five Individuals 1. UC-Riverside 874 (+10) 1. Chris Baryla, Texas-El Paso 72-69-72-213 (-3) 2. UC-Irvine 892 (+28) T2. Eric Riehle, UC-Riverside 73-71-72-216 (E) 3. Texas-El Paso 895 (+31) T2. Dan Swanson, Texas-El Paso 74-69-73-216 (E) 4. ARIZONA JV 900 (+36) 4. BRIAN WOOLF, Arizona 69-70-78-217 (+1) 5. Denver 905 (+41) T5. Brendan Steele, UC-Riverside 67-73-79-219 (+3) T5. Nick Wilkins, UC-Riverside 72-71-76-219 (+3)
Arizona Junior Varsity Finishers 4. Brian Woolf 69-70-78-217 (+1) T12. Kipp Riehle 76-75-73-224 (+8) T26. Nick Juszczak 73-76-82-231 (+15) T34. Zack Amole 78-74-81-233 (+17) T38. Nathan Lashley 73-77-84-234 (+18)