Kansas is Tied for Fourth After Day One at the CU-Stevinson Ranch Invitational

March 26, 2007


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The Jayhawks were led by senior Tyler Docking who finished tied for 11th after two rounds of play with 146 strokes. The Olathe, Kan. native, is coming off a third place finish at the Western Intercollegiate.

“The weather really got tough at the end of the day and we really struggled down the stretch,” said head coach Ross Randall. “We probably lost over 10 combined strokes as a team over the last two holes. It is a little disappointing because we were in contention, but hopefully we can regroup and play better tomorrow.”

Senior Gary Woodland is tied for 28th place after shooting a 151 after the first day of play. Sophomore Walt Koelbel is also tied for 28th after firing rounds of 73 and 78. Junior Joey Mundy carded a 152 after two rounds and is currently tied for 32nd place. Sophomore Zach Pederson, who is competing as an individual, is tied for 35th after a two-round total of 153. Freshman Bobby Knowles sits in a tie for 58th after shooting a two-round score of 157.

Wichita State currently leads the tournament with 572 strokes and is followed by Colorado and Missouri. Kansas sits in a four-way tie for fourth place with IllinoisState, UC-Santa Barbara and UC-Davis.

The final round of play will be conducted tomorrow morning. For complete results check back to kuathletics.com.