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Razorbacks advance in first match

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorbacks advance in first match

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The 10th-ranked University of Arkansas men’s golf team opened the first round of NCAA Championship match play with a 3-2 win over Washington in the morning round Friday. The Razorbacks, playing the new championship format for the first time, qualified as the fourth seed and faced No. 5 Washington in the first match. Arkansas’ Jamie Marshall won a point in the five hole, 3 & 2 over Washington’s Tze Huang Choo. The Razorbacks also captured the win in the No. 4 spot when Jason Cuthbertson defeated Chris Killmer 3&2. Arkansas clinched the match with David Lingmerth’s win over Richard Lee 2 & 1. The victory moves the Razorbacks into the second round where they face No. 8 Georgia, an upset winner over top-seeded and top-ranked Oklahoma State. The match ups for the second round scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., pits Marshall against Georgia’s Adam Mitchell in the No. 5 spot. Cuthbertson faces Harris English in the four-spot, while Tracy takes on Russell Henley. Lingmerth and Landry round out the Razorback lineup and face Georgia’s Hudson Swafford and Brian Harman, respectively. Follow all the action live at golfstat.com or check ArkansasRazorbacks.com for more information.2009 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf ChampionshipsQuarterfinal ResultsNo. 8 Georgia def. No. 1 Oklahoma State, 3-2No. 5 Adam Mitchell (Georgia) def. No. 5 Kevin Tway (OSU), 5 & 3No. 4 Peter Uihlein (OSU) def. No. 4 Harris English (Georgia), 4 & 3No. 3 Russell Henley (Georgia) def. No. 3 Trent Leon (OSU), 2 upNo. 2 Morgan Hoffmann (OSU) def. No. 2 Hudson Swafford (Georgia), 4 & 3No. 1 Brian Harman (Georgia) def. No. 1 Rickie Fowler (OSU), 1 up

No. 4 Arkansas def. No. 5 Washington, 3-2No. 5 Jamie Marshall (Ark.) vs. No. 5 Tze Huang Choo (Wash.), 3 & 2No. 4 Jason Cuthbertson (Ark.) def. No. 4 Chris Killmer (Wash.), 3 & 2No. 3 Darren Wallace (UW) def. No. 3 Ethan Tracy (Ark.), 6 upNo. 2 David Lingmerth (Ark). def. No. 2 Richard Lee (Wash.), 2 & 1No. 1 Nick Taylor (UW) def. No. 1 Andrew Landry (Ark.), 4 & 3No. 7 Texas A&M def. No. 2 Arizona State, 3-1-1No. 5 Conrad Shindler (A&M) def. No. 5 Scott Pinckney (ASU), 2 & 1No. 4 Jesper Kennegard (ASU) and No. 4 Matt Van Zandt (A&M), All Square thru 17No. 3 John Hurley (A&M) def. No. 3 Chan Kim (ASU), 3 & 2No. 2 Stephan Gross (ASU) def. No. 2 Andrea Pavan (A&M), 4 & 3No. 1 Bronson Burgoon (A&M) def. No. 1 Knut Borsheim (ASU), 5 & 4

No. 6 Michigan def. No. 3 Southern Cal, 3-2No. 5 Ryan Linton (USC) def. No. 5 Nick Pumford (Mich.), 3 & 2No. 4 Steve Lim (USC) def. No. 4 Bill Rankin (Mich.), 4 & 3No. 3 Matt Thompson (Mich.) def. No. 3 Tom Glissmeyer (USC), 4 & 3No. 2 Alexander Sitompul (Mich.) def. No. 2 Tim Sluiter (USC), 5 & 3No. 1 Lion Kim (Mich.) def. No. 1 Matthew Giles (USC), 2 & 12009 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf ChampionshipsSemifinal ScheduleNo. 4 Arkansas vs. No. 8 Georgia 2:00 p.m. – No. 5 Jamie Marshall (Ark.) vs. No. 5 Adam Mitchell (Georgia) 2:09 p.m. – No. 4 Jason Cuthbertson (Ark.) vs. No. 4 Harris English (Georgia)2:18 p.m. – No. 3 Ethan Tracy (Ark.) vs. No. 3 Russell Henley (Georgia)2:27 p.m. – No. 2 David Lingmerth (Ark.) vs. No. 2 Hudson Swafford (Georgia)2:36 p.m. – No. 1 Andrew Landry (Ark.) vs. No. 1 Brian Harman (Georgia)No. 6 Michigan vs. No. 7 Texas A&M 2:45 p.m. – No. 5 Nick Pumford (Mich.) vs. No. 5 Conrad Shindler (Texas A&M)2:54 p.m. – No. 4 Bill Rankin (Mich.) vs. No. 4 Matt Van Zandt (Texas A&M)3:03 p.m. – No. 3 Matt Thompson (Mich.) vs. No. 3 John Hurley (Texas A&M)3:12 p.m. – No. 2 Alexander Sitompul (Mich.) vs. No. 2 Andrea Pavan (Texas A&M)3:21 p.m. – No. 1 Lion Kim (Mich.) vs. . No. 1 Bronson Burgoon (Texas A&M)



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