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SAN ANTONIO — UTSA will return to the course for the second time this week when it travels to Tempe, Ariz., to participate in the ASU Thunderbird Invitational. The two-day tournament begins on Friday at Karsten Golf Course (7,002 yards/par 70).

The Roadrunners are coming off an eighth-place finish earlier this week at the Jim West Intercollegiate in Victoria. Junior Stanton Tondre led UTSA with a season-best 11th-place finish with a one-under 215 (74-71-70).

What: ASU Thunderbird Invitational

When: Friday, April 6 — Saturday, April 7

Where: Karsten Golf Course (1125 East Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Ariz. 85281)

Format: Friday, April 6 (first & second rounds, 8 a.m. shotgun start); Saturday, April 7 (third round, 8 a.m. shotgun start)

Tournament Field: Arizona, Arizona State, Ball State, BYU, #6 California, Cal State Northridge, Colorado State, Denver, #19 New Mexico, #31 Oklahoma, Pepperdine, #13 San Diego State, UC Irvine, No. 11 UNLV, UTSA, #9 Washington, Wyoming

Live Scoring:

2011 Team Champion: USC -15 (287-271-279—837)
2011 Individual Champion: J.J. Spaun, San Diego State -7 (70-69-67—206

UTSA Lineup
Ryan Werre, So. (Redcliff, Alberta)
· Leads UTSA with a 73.08 stroke average through 26 rounds in 2011-12
·  Named Southland Conference Player of Month for February
·  Has posted four top-15 finishes, two in the top 10 this spring
·  Tied for fourth at Rice Intercollegiate with a three-under 213
·  2011 Southland Conference Freshman of the Year and third-team all-league selection

Stanton Tondre, Jr. (Castroville, Texas)
·  Ranks second on team with a 74.81 stroke average through 26 rounds in 2011-12
·  Finished 11th with a 74-71-70—215 at the Jim West Intercollegiate
·  Tied for 17th with a 72-71-76—219 at the Lone Star Invitational
·  Three-time all-state and all-region and four-time all-district performer at Medina Valley High School

Martin Board, Fr. (Midland, Texas)
·  Ranks third on team with a 75.73 stroke average through 26 rounds in 2011-12
·  Tied for 32nd with a 76-72-74—222 at the Rice Intercollegiate
·  Carded a 76-72-77—225 to tie for 32nd at the Argent Financial Classic
·  Redshirted in 2010-11

Taylor Koser, Jr. (Rice Lake, Wisc.)
·  Has a 76.19 stroke average through 21 rounds in 2011-12
·  Tied for 26th with a 78-70-72—220 at the Jim West Intercollegiate
·  Carded a 78-76-72—226 to tie for 35th at the Argent Financial Classic

Reed Stegall, Fr. (San Angelo, Texas)
·  Has a 78.09 stroke average through 11 rounds in 2011-12
·  Tied for 60th with a 73-86-75—234 at the Jim West Intercollegiate
·  All-district performer at San Angelo Central High School
·  Won the 2009 WTCJT Tour Championship (71-70—141)

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