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Men's golf heads to Stanford

April 16, 2008

Coming off of a first-place finish at the 36th annual Arizona State University Thunderbird Invitational, the ASU men's golf team returns to action at the U.S. Intercollegiate hosted by Stanford University April 19-20. They will play 36 holes April 19 and 18 holes April 20 on the par-71 Stanford University Golf Course.

The line-up for the U.S. Intercollegiate includes sophomores Knut Borsheim and Braxton Marquez, and freshman Jesper Kennegard, Stephan Gross and Cameron Edens.

Coached by 14th year head Coach Randy Lein, the ASU gold team finished at the Thunderbird Invitational with a 9-under 843 (279-279-285), nine shots ahead of the ASU Maroon Team, which finished at even-par 852 (279-286-287). The win marked Lein's 40th career win. The team is now ranked 20th by Golf Week.

Borsheim (73-68-70) shot a 2-under 211 and finished second. Marquez finished at 1-under 212 (66-73-73) along with teammate Kennegard (75-68-69). Gross (71-70-73) finished at 1-over 214 and tied for ninth, while Edens led the ASU Maroon squad and tied for sixth as he finished at even-par 213 (68-72-73).

After the Intercollegiate, the team travels to the Pac-10 Championships April 27-29 in Oakland. NCAA Regional play will be held May 15-17 while the NCAA Championships will be held May 28-31 in Indiana at West Lafayette.