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__2006-07 outlook

Predicted champion:__ Oklahoma State

Predicted player of the year: Pablo Martin, Oklahoma State

NCAA Regional bound: Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Texas, Texas Tech, Missouri, Baylor, Nebraska

__2005-06 Accolades

Player of the year:__ Pablo Martin, Oklahoma State

Freshman of the year: Jonathan Moore, Oklahoma State

Coach of the year: Jim Ragan, Oklahoma

Big 12 medalist: Matthew Rosenfeld, Texas

All-Big 12 First team:

Ryan Baca, Baylor

Edward McGlasson, Colorado

Gary Woodland, Kansas*

Anthony Kim, Oklahoma

Pablo Martin, Oklahoma State*

Jonathan Moore, Oklahoma State*

Andrew Parr, Texas A&M

Bobby Gates, Texas A&M*

Oscar Floren, Texas Tech*

Andrew Dresser, Texas Tech

  • returns in 2006-07

__2006-07 RANKING

  1. OKLAHOMA STATE

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Coach: Mike McGraw, 2nd year

NCAAs: Win        Big 12:  T-4

Events: 13          Wins: 5 (NCAA, Hall of Fame, Morris Williams, Maxwell, Central Regional)

Top five: 12

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Chris Clarke, Zack Robinson)

Opening tournament: Fighting Illini Invitational, Olympia Fields, Ill., Sept. 24-25

Returning players:

Scott Barton, R-Fresh—Redshirted in 2005-06

Trent Leon, Soph.—73.24 SA; 1 top-5 in 11 starts; T-2 at Morris Williams

Tyler Leon, Sr.—73.43 SA; 1 top-5 in 12 starts; T-5 at Morris Williams

Pablo Martin, Jr.—70.65 SA, 2 wins, 7 top-5s in 12 starts; Win at NCAA Preview, Isleworth

Jonathan Moore, Soph.—71.44 SA; 3 wins in 11 starts; Win at NCAA, Central Regional, Maxwell

Ryan Posey, Sr.—73.0 SA; 2 starts; T-14 at the Maxwell

Ben Tewes, R-Fresh.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Trent Whitekiller, R-Fresh.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen:

Matt Jager, Australia

Chris Ward, McKinney, Texas

__2. TEXAS A&M

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NCAAs: 14th        Big 12:  3rd

Events: 13           Wins: 2 (Adams Cup, Landfall Tradition)

Top five: 8

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Jerad Harklau, Andrew Parr)

Opening tournament: International Collegiate, St. Andrews, Scotland, Sept. 1-3

Returning players:

Brandon Burgoon, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Bronson Burgoon, Soph.—73.07 SA; 5 top-10s in 13 starts

Kris Devlin, Jr.—77.77 SA

Bobby Gates, Jr.—73.25 SA; 1 top-5 in 13 starts

Dillon Gooch, Sr.—78.1 SA; 1 start

Chris Massoletti, Sr.—76.00 SA; 3 starts

Martin Piller, Jr.—74.58 SA; 7 starts

Ben Rogers, R-Fresh.—Did not play in 2005-06

Austin Schauer, R-Fresh.—Did not play in 2005-06

Trey Todd, Jr.—75.43 SA; 6 starts

Matt Van Zandt, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen:

Ignacio Elvira, Santander, Spain

Clay Hodge, transfer from Kansas State

John Hurley, O’Neill, Neb.

Andrea Pavan, Rome, Italy

__3. TEXAS

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NCAAs: DNP        Big 12:  2nd

Events: 12           Wins: 0

Top five: 5

Seniors/starters lost: 4 (Jeff Bell, Randy Lowry, Matthew Mills, Matt Rosenfeld)

Opening tournament: Carpet Capital Collegiate, Dalton, Ga., Sept. 15-17

Returning players:

Hector Diaz-Ceballos, Jr.—80.67 SA; 2 starts

Charles Holland, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Farren Keenan, Sr.—75.26 SA; 8 starts

Jace Moore, Jr.—75.96 SA; 8 starts

Kevin Schultz, Jr.—79.3 SA; 1 top-10 in 2 starts

Jhonattan Vegas, Sr.—74.64 SA; 2 top-10s in 12 starts

Incoming freshman/transfers:

Matt Bortis (transfer from Arkansas; 72.25 SA; 1 win in 12 starts; Win at Wolf Pack Invite)

Robert Lopez, Missouri City, Texas

__4. TEXAS TECH

Coach:__ Greg Sands, 5th year

NCAAs: MC        Big 12:  T-4

Events: 13        Wins: 2 (Hyatt Plantation, Aggie Invite)

Top five: 9

Seniors/starters lost: 5 (Nicolas Allain, Andrew Dresser, Drew Hackler, William Haddrell, Tyler Symons)

Opening tournament: International Collegiate, St. Andrews, Scotland, Sept. 1-3

Returning players:

Oscar Floren, Sr.—71.54 SA: 9 top-10s in 13 starts; Wins at Mercedes-Benz, Hyatt Plantaiton, Aggie Invite

Christopher Gold, Soph.—75.0 SA; 1 top-10 in 3 starts (includes JV start)

Casey Jones, Sr.—82.0 SA; 1 start

Brandon Lakatta, Soph.—75.03 SA; 2 top-10s in 10 starts

Jeremy Martin, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Garrett Merrell, Soph.—75.89 SA; 6 starts

Santiago Rivas, Soph.—74.86 SA; 1 top-10 in 7 starts

Nick Williams, Soph.—76.67 SA; 1 top-10 in 2 starts (includes JV start)

Jake Younan-Wise, Soph.—74.53 SA; 1 top-10 in 10 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Will Griffin, San Antonio

Mark Jones, Odessa, Texas

Tommy Sikes, Midland, Texas

__5. MISSOURI

Coach:__ Mark Leroux, 3rd year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 9th

Events: 14           Wins: 1 (Missouri Intercollegiate)

Top five: 5

Seniors/starters lost: 3 (Tyler Dunn, Chris Mabry, Ben Scott)

Opening tournament: NCAA Central Regional Preview, Sugar Grove, Ill., Sept. 9-10

Returning players:

Beau Crawford, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Ryne Fisher, Soph.—74.17 SA; 1 top-5 in 4 starts

Shawn Jasper, Sr.—74.26 SA; 1 top-10s in 13 starts

John Kelly, Sr.—74.81 SA; 1 top-10 in 11 starts; Win at Missouri Intercollegiate

Peter Malnati, Soph.—76.1 SA; 11 starts

Kyle Marcolla, Soph.—75.67 SA; 2 starts

Bud Reynolds, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Trent Twaddle, Sr.—75.0 SA; 2 starts

Michael Unger, Sr.—74.78 SA; 3 starts

Chris Zeller, Sr.—75.44 SA; 1 top-10 in 3 starts

Incoming freshmen:

None

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  1. BAYLOR

Coach:__ Greg Priest, 4th year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 7th

Events: 13           Wins: 4 (Baylor Invitational, UTSA Roadrunner, Lexus Invite, Border Olympics)

Top five: 9

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Ryan Baca, Will McDonald)

Opening tournament: International Collegiate, St. Andrews, Scotland, Sept. 1-3

Returning players (scoring average doesn’t include West Regional):

Jeremy Alcorn, Sr.—72.43; 5 top-10s in 12 starts; Wins at Baylor, Louisiana Classics

Bill Allcorn, Soph.—75.41 SA; 6 starts

Matt Briggs, Jr.—75.13 SA; 1 top-10 in 3 starts

Jeremy Frye, Sr.—73.39 SA; 5 top-10s in 13 starts

Brian Meck, Jr.—73.73 SA; 5 starts

Carmine Mediate, Soph.—73.14 SA; 3 top-10s in 5 starts

Chase Thomas, Sr.—74.87 SA; 2 top-10s in 9 starts

Colton Turnquist, Sr.—75.53 SA; 1 top-10 in 6 starts

Colton Williams, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Wes Williams, Jr.—741.5 SA; 2 top-10s in 11 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Jeff Gerlich, Austin, Texas

Weldon Martin, Houston

Michael McKinley, Dallas

__7. NEBRASKA

Coach:__ Bill Spangler, 6th year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 6th

Events: 13           Wins: 2 (Fairway Club Invitational, Branson Creek Invitational)

Top five: 7

Seniors/starters lost: 1 (Judd Cornell)

Opening tournament: Inverness Invitational, Toledo, Ohio, Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Chris Bruening, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Ty Capps, Sr.—75.21 SA; 1 top-10 in 9 starts; Win at Branson Creek

Ryan Lenahan, Sr.—75.03 SA; 1 top-10 in 10 starts

Mark Pillen, Jr.—79.17 SA; 4 starts

Trent Price, Soph.—76.33 SA; 6 starts

Drew Reynolds, Sr.—73.33 SA; 2 top-5s in 13 starts

Brady Schnell, Sr.—72.67 SA; 6 top-10s in 13 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Jamie Marshall, Aurora, Colo.

Ben Porter, Kearney, Neb.

__8. OKLAHOMA

Coach:__ Jim Ragan, 7th year

NCAAs: MC        Big 12: Win

Events: 11         Wins: 1 (Big 12)

Top five: 5

Seniors/starters lost: 4 (Brodie Flanders, Justin Fraley, Anthony Kim, Shawn LaFontaine)

Opening tournament: Fighting Illini Invitational, Olympia Fields, Ill., Sept. 24-25

Returning players:

Phillip Bryan, Jr.—75.23 SA; 10 starts

Brandon Pelletier, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Spencer Rives, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Nick Sheedy, Sr.—76.06 SA; 6 starts

J.T. Wood, Sr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen:

Ben Blundell, Rowlett, Texas

Blaine Butner, Wewoka, Okla.

Eric Durbin, Houston

Tyler Rody, Wichita, Kan.

Jesse Schutte, Florence, Ore.

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  1. KANSAS

Coach:__ Ross Randell, 28th year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 8th

Events: 12           Wins: 1 (Kansas Invite)

Top five: 3

Seniors/starters lost: 4 (Pete Krsnich, Luke Trammell, Ryan Rainer, Jason Sigler)

Opening tournament: NCAA Central Regional Preview, Sugar Grove, Ill., Sept. 9-10

Returning players:

David Cosel, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Tyler Docking, Sr.—77.0 SA; 7 starts

Walt Koelbel, Soph.—75.67 SA; 1 start

Barrett Martens, Sr.—74.67 SA; 5 starts

Joey Mundy, Soph.—75.18 SA; 4 starts

Zach Pederson, Soph.—76.38 SA; 2 top-10s in 9 starts

Patrick Roth, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Gary Woodland, Sr.—71.74 SA; 7 top-10s in 12 starts; win at Cleveland State Invite

Incoming freshmen:

Kempe Holladay, Arlington, Va.

Bobby Knowles, Omaha, Neb.

__10. COLORADO

Coach:__ Roy Edwards, 1st year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: T-10

Events: 13          Wins: 1 (Stevinson Ranch Invite)

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: 3 (Kenny Coakley, Edward McGlasson, Diego Munoz)

Opening tournament: NCAA Central Regional Preview, Sugar Grove, Ill., Sept. 9-10

Returning players:

Ryan Anderson, Sr.—76.15 SA; 1 top-10 in 7 starts

Justin Bardgett, Soph.—82.0 SA; 3 starts

Jim Grady, Jr.—76.88 SA; 6 starts

Pat Grady, Jr.—76.23 SA; 1 top-10 in 9 starts

Derek O’Neill, Sr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Derek Tolan, Soph.—74.8 SA; 5 top-10s in 12 starts

Finlay White, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen:

Riley Andrews, Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Michael Beard—transfer from Pepperdine

Luke Symons, Lone Tree, Colo.

__11. KANSAS STATE

Coach:__ Tim Norris, 10th year

NCAAs: DNP       __ Big 12:__ T-10

Events: 13           Wins: 0

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: 3 (Tyler Cummins, Jonathan James, Ben Kern)

Opening tournament: NCAA Central Regional Preview, Sugar Grove, Ill., Sept. 9-10

Returning players:

Spencer Alefs, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Joe Kinney, Soph.—75.79 SA; 10 starts

Jay Kramer, Sr.—78.67 SA; 3 starts

Robert Streb, Soph.—73.83 SA; 2 top-10s in 14 starts

Kyle Yonke, Jr.—75.25 SA; 11 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Ross Geubelle, Lakin, Kan.

Mitchell Gregson, Waterloo, Ill.

Joe Ida, Fort Scott, Kan.

Brian Larson, Rochester, Minn.

Jason Schulte, Mission Hills, Kan.

__12. IOWA STATE

Coach:__ Jay Horton, 8th year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 12th

Events: 13           Wins: 0

Top five: 2

Seniors/starters lost: 3 (Drew Dalziel, Adam Hertzke, Chad Kovaleski)

Opening tournament: Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational, Colorado Springs, Colo. Sept. 9-10

Returning players:

Chris Baker, Jr.—75.03 SA; 1 top-10 in 13 starts

Joe Cermak, Jr.—76.65 SA; 2 top-10s in 13 starts

Curtis Foster, Sr.–79.14 SA; 10 starts

Patrick Hall, Jr.—78.42 SA; 4 starts

Rodney Hamblin, Sr.—77.0 AS; 13 starts

Johnny Larson, Jr.—76.95 SA; 13 starts

Tyler Swanson, Sr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen:

Cedric Bertin, France

Eric Lindquist, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Ross Menke, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Adam Seitz, Bettendorf, Iowa

Cameron White, Plymouth, Minn.__

WOMEN

2006-07 outlook

Predicted champion:__ Oklahoma State

Predicted player of the year: Ashley Knoll, Texas A&M

NCAA Regional bound: Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Missouri, Baylor, Nebraska

__2005-06 Accolades

Player of the year:__ Ashley Knoll, Texas A&M

Freshman of the year: Pernilla Lindberg, Oklahoma State

Coach of the year: Jeanne Sutherland, Texas A&M

Big 12 medalist: Ashley Knoll, Texas A&M

All-Big 12 First team:

Amanda Costner, Kansas*

Stephanie Wavro, Missouri*

Candy Herrera, Oklahoma State*

Pernilla Lindberg, Oklahoma State*

Ashley Knoll, Texas A&M*

  • returns in 2006-07

__2006-07 RANKING

  1. OKLAHOMA STATE

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Coach: Laura Matthews, 2nd year

NCAAs: 18th        Big 12:  2nd

Events: 12        __   Wins:__ 1 (Susie Maxwell Berning)

Top-five finishes: 6

Seniors/starters lost: 3 (Jennifer Karr, Haley Schauvliege, Kyla Welch)

Opening tournament: Mason Rudolph Championship, Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 15-17

Returning players:

Candy Herrera, Sr.—76.46 SA; 3 top-10s in 9 starts

Amanda Johnson, Soph.—79.44 SA; 5 starts

Karin Kinnerud, Soph.—75.97 SA; 1 top-5 in 11 starts

Pernilla Lindberg, Soph.—74.9 SA; 2 top-5s in 10 starts; Win at Susie Maxwell Berning

Mallorie Underwood, Sr.—77.09 SA; 1 top-10 in 11 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Sarah Bradley, New Zealand

Kristie Smith, Australia (will enroll in January)

__2. TEXAS A&M

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NCAAs: 19th        Big 12: Win

Events: 12       __    Wins:__ 2 (“Mo”Morial, Big 12)

Top five: 7

Seniors/starters lost: 4 (Ashley Frey, Kate Meyer, Brenda Norris, Stefanie Page)

Opening tournament: Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational, Albuquerque, Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Janet DeGroat, Sr.—81.67 SA; 3 starts

Lauren Johnson, Soph.—76.87 SA; 2 top-10s in 10 starts

Ashley Knoll, Sr.—72.76 SA; 7 top-2s in 12 starts; Wins at Lady Tar Heel, Mo-Morial, Big 12

Jacquelyn Nemcik, Sr.—80.13 SA; 6 starts

Miranda Orr, Sr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Christa Spedding, Sr.—76.44 SA; 2 top-10s in 12 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Ashley Freeman, Belleville, Ill.

Danielle McVeigh, Northern Ireland

__3. MISSOURI

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NCAAs: DNP       __ Big 12:__  4th

Events: 12        __  Wins:__ 0

Top five: 6

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Denise Munzlinger, Kelli Strubinger)

Opening tournament: Mason Rudolph Championship, Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 15-17

Returning players:

Madde Augustsson, Jr.—77.6 SA; 1 top-10 in 11 starts

Denaye Dollens, Soph.—83.67 SA; 2 starts

Ellen Hoeper, Soph.—77.79 SA; 8 starts

Chelsea Schriewer, Soph.—77.58 SA; 8 starts

Stephanie Wavro, Sr.—75.58 SA; 2 top-10s in 11 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Lindsey Haupt, St. Louis

Madison Marcolla, Chillicothe, Mo.

Michelle Morgan, Muncie, Ind.

Julia Potter, Granger, Ind.

Abby Spieler, California, Mo.

__4. BAYLOR __

Coach: Sylvia Ferdon, 13th year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 6th

Events: 11        __  Wins:__ 2 (Ptarmigan Ram Classic, Central District)

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Meredith Jones, Josefin Svenningson)

Opening tournament: Ptarmigan/Ram Fall Classic, Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Natalie Hocott, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Allison Martin, Sr.—77.9 SA; 1 top-10 in 10 starts

Meg McDaniel, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Sian Reddick, Jr.—75.84 SA: 3 top-10s in 7 starts; Co-win at Ptarmigan Ram Classic

Anna Rehnholm, Sr.—76.69 SA; 2 top-10s in 11 starts

Sherry Summers, Sr.—79.75 SA; 8 starts

Stephanie Waters, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Incoming freshmen:

Hannah Burke, England

Kristen Hendrix, Houston, Texas

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  1. NEBRASKA

Coach:__ Robin Krapfl, 20th year

NCAAs: 20th        Big 12:  T-4__

Events:__ 13        __   Wins:__ 2 (Chip-N Club Invite, Baja Invite)

Top five: 9

Seniors/starters lost: 4 (Jackie Beste, Chelsea Gehring, Stephanie Ruiz, Sara Sackett)

Opening tournament: Wisconsin Invitational, Madison, Wis., Sept. 10-11

Returning players:

Elli Brown, Jr.—76.85 SA; 4 top-10s in 13 starts

Andrea Dunagan, Sr.—81.0 SA; 2 starts

Chrissie McArdle, Sr.—76.8 SA; 2 top-10 in 13 starts

Megan Place, Soph.—79.42 SA; 4 starts

Allison Stewart, Jr.—78.48 SA: 1 top-10 in  9 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Rachel Hanigan, Dunlap, Iowa

J.C. Stevenson, Grand Island, Neb.

Sydney Sturdevant, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Charlotte Wendner, Sweden

Kate White, Waukegan, Ill.

__6. TEXAS

Coach:__ Susan Watkins, 14th year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 7th

Events: 9        __    Wins:__ 0

Top five: 1

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Devan Andersen, Lauran Driver)

Opening tournament: Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational, Albuquerque, Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Julia Best, Sr.—76.52 SA; 3 top-10s in 10 starts

Erica Doody, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Brittany Givilancz, Jr.—81.77 SA; 6 starts

Caney Hines, Soph.—79.56 SA; 9 starts

Kelley Louth, Jr.—79.11 SA; 9 starts

Meredith McMahan, Soph.—Did not play in 2005-06

Ashley Prust, Sr.—80.17 SA; 4 starts

Kristin Walla, Soph.—81.33 SA; 5 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Angela Akins, Horseshoe Bay, Texas (transfer from TCU)

Angela Richards, Austin, Texas

Raelyn Smith, Odessa, Texas

Brittany Tomerlin, San Antonio

__7. KANSAS

Coach: __Erin O’Neil, 3rd year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 11th

Events: 11        __  Wins:__ 1 (Mountain View Collegiate)

Top five: 2

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Chelsey Pryor, Meredith Winkelmann)

Opening tournament: Ptarmigan/Ram Fall Classic, Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Kelly Birdsell, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Amanda Costner, Sr.—75.45 SA; 5 top-10s in 11 starts

Annie Giangrosso, Jr.—78.09 SA; 2 top-10s in 11 starts

JoJo Hallenbeck, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Jaci Hiatt, Jr.—Did not play in 2005-06

Sarah Kierl, Jr.—86.03 SA; 10 starts

Alyssa Rainbolt, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Sydney Wilson, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Jill Womble, Sr.—81.6 SA; 5 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Meghan Gockel, Dallas

Emily Powers, Quincy, Ill.

Camilla Svensson, Sweden

__8. KANSAS STATE

Coach: __Kristi Knight, 12th year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 9th

Events: 11        __  Wins:__ 0

Top five: 4

Seniors/starters lost: None

Opening tournament: Wisconsin Invitational, Madison, Wis., Sept. 10-11

Returning players:

Katy Heffel, Sr.—79.3 SA; 11 starts

Hailey Mireles, Jr.—79.12 SA; 11 starts

Krista Nelson, Soph.—84.87 AS; 5 starts

Kali Quick, Jr.—77.48 SA; 11 starts

Michelle Regan, Jr.—77.5 SA; 10 starts

Helene Robert, Sr.—76.88 SA; 3 top-5s in 11 starts; Win at Sunflower Invitational

Incoming freshmen:

Morgan Moon, Amarillo, Texas

Abbi Sunner, Ankeny, Iowa

__9. OKLAHOMA

Coach:__ Carol Ludvigson, 21st year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 10th

Events: 10       __    Wins:__ 0

Top five: 1

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Charli Bullard, Amparo Gala)

Opening tournament: Wisconsin Invitational, Madison, Wis., Sept. 10-11

Returning players:

Kendall Dye, Soph.—77.6 SA; 10 starts

Ryanne Elmer, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Megan Goodwin, Sr.—80.13 SA; 5 starts

Kelly Jacques, Jr.—77.07 SA; 3 top-10s in 9 starts

Sydney Lee, Jr.—77.66 SA; 1 start

Staci Smoot, Soph.—80.88 SA; 6 starts

Jaclyn Stelzer, Sr.—79.92 SA; 9 starts

Heather Wright, Jr.—78.5 SA; 10 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Chelsey Collins, Louisville, Colo.

Andrea Sellmeyer, McAlester, Okla.

Joyce Trus, Mexico

__10. COLORADO

Coach:__ Anne Kelly, 10th year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 3rd

Events: 11        __  Wins:__ 0

Top five: 2

Seniors/starters lost: 1 (Maria Persson-Gulda)

Opening tournament: Ptarmigan/Ram Fall Classic, Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 11-12

Returning players:

Lindsay Caljouw, Soph.—76.03 SA; 3 top-10s in 10 starts

Jess Ellis, Sr.—82.50 SA; 2 starts

Hannah Hoch, Sr.—77.31 SA; 11 starts

Cierra Ko, Soph.—81.17 SA; 2 starts

Lindsay Koth, Sr.—79.69 SA; 9 starts

Charlotte Persson-Gulda, Jr.—84.2 SA; 2 starts

Sarah Ruybalid, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Lindsay Senger, Jr.—80.08 SA; 9 starts

Catherine Woods, Sr.—80.33 SA; 1 start

Incoming freshmen:

Christine Kim, Pahoa, Hawaii

Julie Kim, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Dominique Pytlewski, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

__11. TEXAS TECH

Coach:__ Stacey Totman, 5th year

NCAAs: DNP        Big 12: 12th

Events: 11        __  Wins:__ 0

Top five: 2

Seniors/starters lost: 2 (Ashley Slavich, Hazel Tan)

Opening tournament: Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational, Albuquerque, Sept. 11-12

Returning players (scoring averages don’t include Big 12 Championship):

Brynn Anderson, Soph.—81.18 SA; 4 starts

Megan Dowdy, Soph.—76.73 SA; 1 top-10 in 8 starts

Melissa Fahey, R-Fr.—Redshirted in 2005-06

Chrstine Kovalcik, Sr.—81.1 SA; 4 starts

Gloriana Soto, Soph.—78.75 SA; 7 starts

Marla Troester, Sr.—78.46 SA; 1 top-5 in 9 starts

Ulrika Van Niekerk, Soph.—78.1 SA; 7 starts

Incoming freshman:

Amanda Martinez, San Antonio

__12. IOWA STATE

Coach:__ Christie Martens, 3rd year

NCAAs: DNP        __Big 12:__8th

Events: 10        __  Wins:__ 0

Top five: 0

Seniors/starters lost: 1 (Melissa DeRoos)

Opening tournament: Wisconsin Invitational, Madison, Wis., Sept. 10-11

Returning players:

Christi Athas, Sr.—77.43 SA; 2 top-5s in 10 starts

Sabrina Danielson, Soph.—81.5 SA; 2 starts

Kendra Hanson, Jr.—78.96 SA; 10 starts

Karly Pinder, Jr.—79.85 SA; 9 starts

Jessica Shin, Jr.—79.3 SA; 1 top-10 in 10 starts

Incoming freshmen:

Ana North, Rock Island, Ill.

Pennapa Pulsawath, Thailand

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