Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR)

 - Class of 1987

Page 251 of 528


Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) online yearbook collection, 1987 Edition, Page 251 of 528
Page 251 of 528

Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) online yearbook collection, 1987 Edition, Page 250
Previous Page

Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) online yearbook collection, 1987 Edition, Page 252
Next Page

Search for Classmates, Friends, and Family in one
of the Largest Collections of Online Yearbooks!

Your membership with E-Yearbook.com provides these benefits:
  • Instant Access to Millions of Yearbook Pictures
  • High-Resolution, Full Color Images Available Online
  • Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
  • View College, High School, and Military Yearbooks
  • Browse our digital annual library spanning centuries
  • Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing

Page 251 text:

Golf 247 Grrg Barmrr Golf balls get a cleaning at the end of a day's play by Alan Cockerham. Karen Campbell chips onto the green during practice. Teeing off at the 14th holeof theCor-vallis Country Club is freshman Skip Zwahlen. Lining up a putt on the ninth hole at the Corvallis Country Club is Alan Cockerham who scored his best round of 71 on that course. Crr( Rinner Menv Coll OSU InriUttonal (ttl ck) Him (Orrnge) kiih Sunlonl IVfHi Mk USE Inviutlorul Tenth Tic Ptt Coavt College Troth Tic Wot Spring Invit TWmtytrtothl John Burnt Inn!. Twentyaecond pcjhi NotCal Eleventh Tic US lntcrn tion»l Seventeenth P.K-10 Tournament Ninth Women Cold Bngkjm Young Tourn Eleventh Weber State Tourn Seventh Washington fourteenth US International fourteenth Pac-10 Champtonthipt _U£Mh Sidelines J

Page 250 text:

MEN'S GOLF From the Oregon State Invitational golf tournament in October to the Pac-10 Championships in May, the Men's Golf Team tried its best to keep its scores low. "You determine your own successor failure,"said Coach Rick Garber, "but we do play as a team." The team voted Todd Gjes-vold, a senior in Business, as the Team Captain. Gjesvold, whose average for the year was 75.7, was also chosen as the Outstanding Golfer of the Year. Sophomore Steve Altman was the recipient of the Barry Martin Inspirational Citizenship Award. This award goes to the golfer who most represents the qualities of leadership as a student athlete. Alan Cockerham was chosen as the Outstanding Freshman of the Year. Cfr Rinn«r Outstanding Freshman Golfer of the Year Alan Cockerham strokes a putt during practice. Susan Rako .v and Karen Campbell check their scores on the scorecard after an afternoon on the green. One of the year's highlights was the University of San Francisco Invitational in November at the Olympic Club Lakeside Course, the site of the 1987 U S. Open. The Beavers finished with a 10th place tie at 929. They were led by Gjesvold who was 19 over par with 76-74-82 on three rounds. "I played pretty well the first two rounds," Gjesvold said. "It was a thrill to play that course." Freshman Rob Nelson said, "We didn't play any other course of that caliber." Nelson scored 77-81-76 on the course for 21 over par. Coach Garber noted that the Beavers will be able to compare their scores with those of the pros when the 1987 U.S. Open is played there this summer. The Men's Golf Team took a break in February to play in the John Burns invitational at Honolulu, which was also attended by several teams from Japan. Although the Beavers finished 22nd, and even encountered some rain, the members enjoyed the tournament. Gjesvold and Altman led the team in that tournament with scores of 76-73-73 and 73-78-72 respectively. The team snacked on tropical fruit during the play. "There were pineapples on the course as tee markers," Altman said. "We brought knives and cut them up and ate them." "Golf isn't a major sport so you don't get much exposure," said Coach garber. "It takes a lot of self discipline to get out and practice in the rain in January." Gjesvold said it is the toughest sport to play and still get good grades. Team members practice all year, five days a week. They play every weekend and are out of town about 25 days each term for tournaments and qualifying rounds. These men play on the golf team because of their love for the sport. "I love to play golf," said senior Eric Gifford. "I've played my entire life. Being on the team gives me access to play while I'm in school." Ross Jesswein, a senior in Journalism, played four years for the Beavers. He has played since age 15. Nelson, who plans to play for the Beavers again next year, knows from personal experience that golf is a lifetime sport. He began to play at age five with his grandmother. Altman affirmed that "golf is a good sport because you can play it all your life." □ by Mary Kacmarcik 246 Golf

Page 252 text:

From October to late November, frats, sororities, coops, dorms and groups of friends slugged it out on football fields, volleyball courts, bowling allies, and swimming pools. At the same time, individuals and partners fought for domination of mini-golf courses, cross country trails, billiards tables, skeet shooting ranges, triatholon courses, and racquet ball, tennis, and badmitton courts. Welcome to the world of fall intramural sports, where classes and homework could be joyfully left behind for a - __________________ Waiting for the snap. Pi Phi Kim Knowles sets a play in motion for her team as Julia Hecht and Sheri Bigler prepare to block April Shelburne of Alpha Gamma Delta. Diagramming a play in the huddle. Sig-Ep quarterback Darrell Skillings calls the "broken ankle play" for Mike Goetze in a game against Sigma Alpha Epsilon. few hours and anyone could participate. "The program is for any OSU student unless they are a varsity player in the particular sport," explaines IM director Charles Fischer. "The majority, 80 or 90 percent, are people who are the so called average student on campus." Fischer was proud to belong to the OSU intramural program, which dated back to 1930. "Students support the program very well, both financially and with their participation." In fact, although OSU enrollment was down, intra- mural participation increased. Unfortunately, this circumstance necessitated a new $10.00 team registration fee to make ends meet. Diversity was one reason the program was strong. Fischer said, "We try to offer a lot of things that kids don't get many chances to compete in." The quality of the program was another reason. "1 thought they (the IM office) did an excellent job. Everybody had a fair chance of winning the game," explained Chinh Nguyen. But the bottom line was fun. "A lot of them play it for fun," agreed Fischer. "You don't have to make the team." Many teams did not even bother to practice. However, as Fischer pointed out, many of the teams did set out with the championship in mind. "It's fun for my roommate and I," said Wilson Hall resident Nguyen. "It gives you a chance to get to know other people on your hall." All in all Nguyen said, "They ran a top notch program." □ by Brian Adams Mil M Kr 248 Fall Intramurals

Suggestions in the Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) collection:

Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) online yearbook collection, 1984 Edition, Page 1


Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) online yearbook collection, 1985 Edition, Page 1


Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) online yearbook collection, 1986 Edition, Page 1


Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) online yearbook collection, 1988 Edition, Page 1


Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) online yearbook collection, 1989 Edition, Page 1


Oregon State University - Beaver Yearbook (Corvallis, OR) online yearbook collection, 1990 Edition, Page 1


1985 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1970 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1972 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1965 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today! Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly! Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.