Jan. 13, 2014
University of Minnesota freshman Jose Mendez has captured his fourth consecutive Central American Junior Championships title. He also helped Costa Rica win the team title at Nejapa Golf & Country Club in Managua, Nicaragua.
Mendez won the tournament by two strokes. He also took the individual title in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
In his first fall season with the Gophers, Mendez led the team with a 73.35 stroke average. All 17 of his rounds counted toward the team score, and he posted two individual top-10 finishes.
The Gophers will start the spring season at the Big Ten Match Play Championships in Bradenton, Fla., on Feb. 14-15.
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Check up on Gophers in summer tournaments, the State Fair and next year's Big Ten Championships.
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Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.
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Charlie Duensing and Peter Jones excelled in stroke play, and William Leaf made it to the championship match.