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Feb. 10, 2003

Cypress, Texas – The Virginia men’s golf team is currently ranked thirteenth at the Rice Intercollegiate in Cypress Texas. The golf tourney is being held from February 10-11.

The University of North Texas leads all teams with an even par of 288 after the first round of play. Northwestern follows closely behind with a score of 291 (+3), while Rice University, Texas-Arlington, and the University of Missouri hold the third position with a 297 (+9). UVa shot a 314 to place them in thirteenth.

Individually, Northwestern’s Scott Harrington leads all golfers with a 68, 4 under par. Second place is held by three golfers, Northwestern’s Tom Johnson, Missouri’s Chris Happ, and Texas-Arlington’s Jordan Krantz, with a score of 70 (-2).

Cavalier Senior Justin Goodhue (Glastonbury, Conn.) fired a 76 (+4) to tie six other golfers for 24th place. Freshman Brad Tilley (Chappaqua, N.Y.) shot a 78 (+6), ranking 42nd. Junior Jeremy Luce (Austin, Texas) sits in the 56th spot with a 80 (+8), while Senior Thomas Lee (Gluttenburg, N.J.) follows behind by one stroke in 62nd position with a 81 (+9).

Virginia continues play tomorrow in Cypress, Texas at the Black Horse Golf Club (North Course). The Cavs next golf tournament will take place February 23-25 at the Puerto Rico Classic in Rio Mar, Puerto Rico.

RICE INTERCOLLEGIATE,Black Horse Golf Club,Cypress, Texas,First Round Results

1.	U. of North Texas   288	(E)2.	Northwestern 	    291	(+3)3.	Rice University	    297	(+9)	Texas-Arlington	    297	(+9)	Univ. of Missouri   297	(+9)6.	Mississippi St. U.  300	(+12)7.	Coastal Carolina    304	(+16)8.      Kansas State Univ.  308 (+20)9.	Louisiana-Lafayette 309	(+21)10.	Univ. of San Diego  311	(+23)11.	Texas-San Antonio   312	(+24)12.	Univ. of Tennessee  313	(+25)13.	VIRGINIA	    314	(+26)

TOP INDIVIDUALS1. Scott Harrington, N’west. 35-33-68 (-4)2. Tom Johnson, N’west. 36-34-70 (-2) Chris Happ, Missouri 35-35-70 (-2) Jordan Krantz, Texas-Arl. 36-34-70 (-2)

VIRGINIA PLAYERST24. Justin Goodhue 39-37-76 (+4)T42. Brad Tilley 28-40-78 (+6)T56. Jeremy Luce 42-38-80 (+8)T62. Thomas Lee 41-40-81 (+9)

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