Jayhawks' Day Cut Short Due to Darkness

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Feb. 26, 2011


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.

Team Standings

1.Texas A&M- 294

2.UNLV- 297

T3.SMU- 299

T3. Santa Clara- 299

13. KANSAS- 307

Individual Leaders

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

Kansas Individuals

T19. Alex Gutesha- 74

T36. Jeff Bell- 76

T43. Chris Gilbert- 77

T78. Nate Barbee- 80

T96. Doug Quinones- 85