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Tuesday, October 20, 1998
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 41

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 Golf in fourth at Jerry Pate
 The Cougar golf team, fresh off of its win at the Red River Classic last week, is in fourth place after two rounds of the Jerry Pate National in Birmingham, Ala.

 Clemson leads the 12-team field at 551, 15 shots ahead of the Cougars. The final round will be played today.

 Pacing the Cougars are red-hot sophomore Andy Sanders and B.J. Staten, who are both tied for sixth place individually with a 36 hole total of 140, 2-under par.

Red-White scrimmage a success
 Led by Natalie Naron's wins in the 100-butterfly and the 200-IM, the UH "Red" squad defeated the "White" 118-113 in the Cougarsi annual intrasquad swimming and diving meet Saturday morning at the UH Natatorium.

 Naron, a junior from Amarillo, led all swimmers in the meet by scoring 18 of the Red teamis 118 points. She won the 100-butterfly with a time of 1:00.68 and the 200-IM with a mark of 2:12.61.

 All-American diver Noel Lewandowski looked in midseason form in winning the three-meter springboard event for the Red with a score of 322.27. Junior Susie Carnett, sophomore Lizzy Boyce and freshman Elissa Nelson also won events for the Red.

 The Cougar swimming and diving team opens its 1998-99 regular season with a double-dual home meet against SEC powers LSU and Arkansas Friday, Oct. 30. The meet will be at 1:00 p.m. in the UH Natatorium.

Cougar runners finish strong
 The men's and women's cross country teams finished fourth and eleventh, respectively, at the Texas A&M Invitational held over the weekend in College Station.

 In the women's 5,000-meter run, the Cougars placed fourth in a 19 team field. Junior Cillia Pettersson finished fourteenth individually among a field of 157 with a time of 18:48.

 In the men's competition, Houston finished 11th among 22 competing schools. The Cougars were led by freshman Mike Olague, who finished 33rd among a field of 183.

--Compiled by D. Ryan Monceaux

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