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April 4, 2006

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s golf team finished 18th at the Morris Williams Tournament Tuesday at the Morris Williams Golf Course in Austin, Texas. The Buckeyes shot a final round of 299 (+11) for a three-round total of 908 at the 6,636-yard, par-72 course. Oklahoma State won the tournament finishing 14-under-par at 283+283+284=850.

Junior Colin Biles (Columbus, Ohio/Upper Arlington) tied for 32th to lead the Buckeyes in individual play after shooting a third round of even-par to finish at 220 (74-74-72). Oscar Alvarez of Brigham Young University shot 7-under-par at 69+68+72=209 to finish as the tournament’s top individual finisher.

David Vallina (Burgettstown, Pa./Burgettstown) from Ohio State finished in 43th place after shooting 6-over-par 73+75+74=222.

Up next, Ohio State hosts the Kepler Intercollegiate at the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, April 15-16.

Team

Pl. School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
1. Oklahoma State 283 283 284 850
2. Texas Tech 286 286 287 859
3. BYU 286 289 288 863
4. Texas 288 286 290 864
5. Oklahoma 284 289 295 868
6. Texas A&M 297 282 292 871
7. USC 290 292 295 877
T8. TCU 296 293 289 878
T8. Arkansas 296 283 299 878
T10. Georgia Tech 286 300 299 885
T10. Stanford 287 292 306 885
T10. SMU 289 302 294 885
13. Georgia State 292 293 301 886
14. Baylor 296 302 292 890
15. Tulsa 307 301 287 895
16. Fresno State 300 306 300 906
17. Pepperdine 306 295 306 907
18. Ohio State 305 304 299 908

Individuals

Pl. Name, School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
1. Oscar Alvarez, BYU 69 68 72 209
T2. Oscar Floren, Texas Tech 69 73 70 212
T2. Trent Leon, Okl. St. 70 72 70 212
T2. Jonathan Moore, Okl. St. 72 69 71 212
T5. Matt Bortis, Arkansas 73 69 71 213
T5. Andrew Dresser, Texas Tech 72 70 71 213
T5. Tyler Leon, Okl. St. 70 71 72 213

Ohio State Individuals

Pl. Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
T32. Colin Biles 74 74 72 220
T43. David Vallina 73 75 74 222
88. Dan Rush 80 80 74 234
T89. Jack Tyler 80 77 79 236
91. Jared Jones 78 78 82 238