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    May 15, 1998

    Men's Golf in Sixth Place at NCAA Central Regional

    Wildcats eight shots behind Houston.

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    EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern men's golf team is in sixth place after the second day of action at the 1998 NCAA Central Regional in San Antonio, Texas. NU fired a 6-over-par 290 to give them a two-round total four-over-par 572. NU is eight shots behind tournament leader Houston. Senior Matt Seppanen is tied for first place at the tournament after firing another 3-under-par 68. Freshman Luke Donald is in a seven-way tie for 10th with a 1-over 72 and Josh Habig is tied for 29th after a 3-over 74. Jess Daley is tied for 99th with a 76 and Erik Ciotti is tied for 103rd after shooting 79.

    The 'Cats are back in action tomorrow for the third round. NU, grouped with Minnesota and Texas A&M, tees off at 7:48 a.m. The top 10 teams advance to the NCAA Championships later this month in Albuquerque, N.M.

    Team Standings  Score
     1. Houston      283-281=564  -4
     2. Oklahoma     284-283=567  -1
     3. Nebraska     286-282=568   E
     4. Minnesota    287-284=571  +3
     4. Texas A&M    282-289=571  +3
     6. Northwestern 282-290=572  +4
     7. TCU          292-281=573  +5
     8. Ohio State   291-283=574  +6
     9. Kansas       289-286=575  +7
    10. Oklahoma St. 292-286=578 +10
    10. UT-Arlington 286-292=578 +10
    
    Individual Standings        Score
      1. Matt Seppanen   68-68=136 -6  
     10. Luke Donald     69-72=141 -1
     29. Josh Habig      70-74=144 +2
     99. Jess Daley      77-76=153 +11
    103. Erik Ciotti     75-79=154 +12