Jayhawks' Day Cut Short Due to Darkness
Feb. 26, 2011
PALM DESERT, Calif. –
After one round of play, Kansas’ men’s golf team stands in 13th place at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate, with a score of 307, putting them 13 strokes behind leader Texas A&M. Due to darkness, the second round was not able to be completed. The second round will be completed Sunday morning beginning at 7:00 a.m., Pacific Time. The third and final round will follow immediately afterward.
Kansas’ leading scorer in the first round was sophomore Alex Gutesha, who finished with a 74, putting him in a tie for 19th place. Senior Jeff Bell finished the day with a 76 putting him in a tie for 36th. Sophomore Chris Gilbert posted a round of 77, placing him in a tie for 43rd. Senior Nate Barbee concluded his day with a round of 80, placing him in a tie for 78th. Junior Doug Quinones rounded things out for the Jayhawks with an 85, placing him in a tie for 96th among individuals.
Texas A&M stands in first place after round one with a score of 294. UNLV is in second place with a score of 297, while SMU and Santa Clara are in a tie for third place with a round of 299. Tom Carlson of New Mexico is in first place among individuals with a first round score of 69, three under par.
The Jayhawks will look to improve on their first round score tomorrow morning starting at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. Results and scores can be found on golfstat.com or kuathletics.com.
1.Texas A&M- 294
T3. Santa Clara- 299
13. KANSAS- 307
1.Tom Carlson (New Mexico)- 69
2. Kevin Penner (UNLV)- 70
3. Glen Scher (UC-Santa Barbara)- 71
Five others tied in fourth at 72
T19. Alex Gutesha- 74
T36. Jeff Bell- 76
T43. Chris Gilbert- 77
T78. Nate Barbee- 80
T96. Doug Quinones- 85