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Men’s Golf Remains No. 2 In National Rankings

Men’s Golf Remains No. 2 In National Rankings

March 29, 2000

PRINCETON, N.J. – Clemson is ranked second in the nation in the latest MasterCard college golf rankings. Clemson trails only top ranked Georgia Tech in the poll. Clemson has been ranked among the top four teams in the nation in every poll this year.

For the third week in a row, Clemson has four of the top 22 players in the nation according to the MasterCard rankings. Lucas Glover of Greenville, SC leads the way with a number-three individual ranking. John Engler, a junior first-team all-American, is ranked 12th, while freshman D.J. Trahan is 13th. Jonathan Byrd, also a returning first-team All-American from last year, is 22nd.

Clemson will next be in action April 7-9 at the US Collegiate Invitational in Mexico.

Rank Team 1 Georgia Tech 2 Clemson 3 Northwestern 4 Georgia 5 Brigham Young 6 Arizona State 7 Oklahoma State 8 UNLV 9 Fresno State10 Houston11 Arizona12 Augusta State13 North Florida14 New Mexico15 Stanford16 Kent17 Florida18 Duke19 South Carolina20 North Carolina State
Rank Player        Year   School                    Points 1 Matt Kuchar      SR    Georgia Tech              263.733 2 Luke Donald      JR    Northwestern              257.469 3 Lucas Glover     JR    Clemson University        238.409 4 Bryce Molder     JR    Georgia Tech              236.175 5 Charles Howell   JR    Oklahoma State U.         207.300 6 Paul Casey       JR    Arizona State U.          203.600 7 Nick Cassini     JR    Georgia, U. of            196.524 8 Max Harris       SR    North Carolina, U of      183.530 9 Jeremy Anderson  SR    UNLV                      180.29510 Jess Daley       SR    Northwestern              175.67311 Andy Miller      SR    Brigham Young Univ.       175.61112 John Engler      JR    Clemson University        163.25013 D.J. Trahan      FR    Clemson University        156.21714 Bubba Watson     JR    Georgia, U. of            152.50015 Martin Maritz    SR    Tulsa, U. of              151.84816 Ben Curtis       SR    Kent                      150.95217 Matt Krauss      SO    Duke University           142.69518 Erik Compton     FR    Georgia, U. of            135.75019 Matt Jones       SO    Arizona State U.          135.61620 Alex Rocha       SR    Mississippi St. U.        132.41221 Aaron Pellegrom  SR    Baylor University         123.33122 Jonathan Byrd    SR    Clemson University        122.22523 David Gossett    SO    Texas, Univ. of           121.34324 Jamie Elson      SO    Augusta State U.          121.340