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Freshman Andrew Widmar Tied for 10th at National Invitational Tournament

April 2, 2007

Tucson, Ariz. - Freshman Andrew Widmar shot rounds of 72-70 for a 2-under par total of 142 and is tied for 10th after two rounds of the National Invitational Tournament that opened Monday at the par-72, 7,200-yard OMNI Tucson National Invitational Tournament in Tucson, Arizona.

Widmar is six shots of the pace being set by Tulsa's Ryan Henry who leads the individual standings with an 8-under par score of 136. Henry holds a three-shot lead over Arizona State's Benjamin Alvarado and Kevin Chappell of UCLA, who are at 5-under 139. Five players are at 4-under par 140 while Texas A&M's Bronson Burgoon is ninth.

Widmar is one of four players tied for 10th.

Tulsa currently leads the team standings with a 12-under par score of 564, two shots in front of Arizona State (566). Texas A&M (569) is in third followed by Texas Christian (571) and host Arizona and UCLA, who are tied for fifth at 4-under par 572.

Pepperdine posted two rounds of 294 and is in 14th place at 12-over par 588.

Final-round action is slated for Tuesday and can be followed live on the Internet at www.Golfstat.com

PEPPERDINE SCORES
T10. Andrew Widmar (72-70 - 142)
T55. Jesse Barnsley (74-75 - 149)
T55. Eric Shriver (76-73 - 149)
T55. Colin Wilcox (73-76 - 149)
T71. Shane Mason (75-77 - 152)