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56 > Image 56 of Kentucky Alumni, vol. 77, no. 3, Fall 2006

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Ralcn Ronde Selected NBA Draft Kentucky sophomore Ra- l jon Rondo was selected by the Phoenix Suns in W y_A _ t the first round of the NBA Draft. Rondo was rg" . taken 21st overall and i =i was the first true point ` guard selected. A second- ` , team All-SEC pick last __y_ V season, Rondo averaged K5 11.2 points and led the \ _ 4 league in assists (4.9) in N _ 2005-06. He also led UK in Z it g - _, \ rebounds (6.1) and steals _ . (2.0). Rondo was named A _ second team All-SEC last y y _A r season by the leagues _ P , , .. S coaches. Rondo was traded to the Boston Celtics. tl _ ' I i ,se l- W ~*T ._ , Kentucky Golf Finishes Fifth at ~ . i` -\ I _ . ..Z;;.?f . . . " , , .-` x` .-.- -._.. NCAA Championships I The University of Kentucky mens golf team recorded ` ' * { F ` " the best finish in school history with a fifth place finish , 4. I ` , * at the 109th NCAA Division I Mens Golf Champion- t g v > A `i_"_ ships at Crosswater Golf Club, Sunrive, Ore. Ten bird- we ies and an eagle on the back nine helped the Wildcats f ` I . ( gain five spots on the final day of play as the No. 26 ( _ Cats finished fiveunder 287 to bring their four-day \ ` total to 1,153.This is the sixth top five finish for the U L - Wildcats this season and the 10th time they have had ` `tr a top 10 finish. In addition, golfer Brad Doster has E been named to the PING AllRegion Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Teammates E Matt Kohn and Andy Winings were given honorable gg mention on the PING AllAmerica Team. Il l l ll/lalml Coach Phat Flgey and forlvvard Antoine Walker celebrated after Fgpmgp UK Stgndgut Bpandgn Webb the Heat wont e 2 06 NBA c am ionshl . D p Named tc MLB All-Star Team if - - Former Wildcat itcher Brandon Webb was named to l Former cats Wln Tltle the 2006 Major Ilgeague Baseball AllStar Team. This li The Miami Heat, coached by former Wildcat Pat Riley was Wehlys first All-$tar Game arid he is the iirst for- . with former Kentucky players Antoine Walker and Derek mer Wildcat player to be hamed to the All-3tar team Anderson. claimed the first NBA title in franchise history, in school history Webb is a domihaiit righpharided . beating the Dallas Mavericks in six games.This is Rileys ace for the Arizoria DiamOndbaCkS_ Hg was hamed l lil`th championship as a coach. He collected four while the Baseball America Rggkjg gf the Year following g I coaching the Los Angeles Lakers. Riley was a member of the 2003 campaign in which he posted a 2.84 ERA, the I966 national championship runnerup Rupps Runts. Webb was a three-year letter winner at Kgntucky ' Walker and Anderson were members of the 1996 UK Na- from l998-2()()()_ l-le rarilcs third in school history with tional Championship team. 259 strilceouts l l l l Q 54 KENTUCKY ALUMN1 l