A DUEL IN THE DESERT
Oct. 28, 2007
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - -
The UT Arlington men's golf team will try to bounce back from a ninth-place finish at the Squire Creek Intercollegiate two weeks ago when they travel to Las Cruces, N.M., to compete in the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate, beginning on Monday.
Host New Mexico State won last year's tournament with a 13-under-par 851 total. Nebraska's Brady Schnell fired rounds of 67-70-69=206 to win the tournament by two strokes over NMSU's Freddy Esparza.
UT Arlington will be playing in their seventh Herb Wimberly Tournament. The Mavs won the event in in 1998 with a 36-hole total of two under par 574.
Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate Dates:Monday, Oct. 29 - 36 holes, 9 a.m. shotgun (CT)
Course: The New Mexico State Golf Course
Yardage: 7,040 yards (slope 144/rating 74.1)
Fairways: 419 Burmuda grass
Host: New Mexico State
Participating Teams (Oct. 23, 2007, ranking according to Golfweek.com): Ball State (120), Cal Poly (169), Kansas State (97), Louisiana-Monroe (208), Loyola-Marymount (87), Miami-Ohio (133), Nebraska (153), Nevada (106), New Mexico State (108), Northern Colorado (na), Rice (181), South Alabama (69), Texas Tech (19), Towson (245), UT Arlington (54), UTEP (121), Washington State (156).