Nov. 24, 2006
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico men's golf program announced today that four prospective student-athletes will be enrolling at the University of New Mexico in the fall of 2007. Signed letters of intent were received from Cody Wimberly (Trinity Christian High School/Lubbock, Texas), Ross Mizell (The Woodlands High School/The Woodlands, Texas), Shane McDonald (Mansfield High School/Mansfield, Texas), and James Gehrke (La Cueva High School/Albuquerque, N.M.) during the early fall signing period.
Cody Wimberly won the 2006 Tapps 4A State Championship. He won the 2005 AJGA Randy Smith Classic Championship and was a 2005 AJGA Rolex All-American
Head Coach Glen Millican on Cod Wimberly, "Cody is a very good all-around player. He is a consistent ball-striker with a solid short game. His experience in national events in the AJGA should help him make a smooth transition into college golf."
Ross Mizell was a member of the 2005 Texas 5A State Championship team. He was a 2005 first team all-district, all-region and all-state. Mizell also has three top-20 AJGA finishes in 2006.
Head Coach Glen Millican on Ross Mizell, "Ross is a very solid player from Texas. His experience competing for one of the best high school programs in Texas will be a great asset to him in college. He is familiar with a high level of competition and has the work ethic to become a great college golfer."
Shane McDonald is a member of the Mansfield High School golf team. He finished eighth at the FCWT UNM Jr. Classic last season.
Head Coach Glen Millican on Shane McDonald, "Shane has a great work ethic and comes from a strong golf team in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. His experience and effort will give him an opportunity to be successful in college."
James Gehrke finished second at the PGA Junior Series. He also finished fifth at the FCWT UNM Jr. Golf Classic last year.
Head Coach Glen Millican on James Gehrke, "James is one of the best players in the state of New Mexico. He has solid fundamentals and a very sharp short game, two ingredients that will allow him to grow into a very good college golfer."