Jayhawks Finish Tied for Third at CU-Stevinson Ranch Invitational

March 27, 2007


The Kansas men’s golf team finished in a four-way tie for third place at the CU-Stevinson Ranch Invitational in Turlock, Calif. The Jayhawks shot a final round score of 312 and were able to climb up one spot on the leaderboard.<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas was led by their senior duo of Tyler Docking and Gary Woodland, who both recorded top-20 finishes. Docking finished in seventh place after carding a final round 75 to finish with 221 strokes. Woodland tied for 15th following a final-round 74.

“Today the weather made scoring very difficult and as a result the scores were very high,” said head coach Ross Randall. “Both Tyler and Gary were able to play well today but the rest of the guys really struggled with the conditions. We didn’t play great today, but we were still able to record a solid finish.”

Both junior Joey Mundy and sophomore Walt Koelbel tied for 35th place with a three-round score of 235. Freshman Bobby Knowles shot an 86 in the final round to tie for 70th place. Sophomore Zach Pederson competed as an individual and tied for 55th place with 238 strokes.

Wichita State was able to hang on for the team title besting second place, Colorado, by 17 strokes. The Jayhawks tied for third place with IllinoisState, Akron and UC-Davis.

The Jayhawks will conclude regular season play on April 9-10 at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic at Talking Stick Golf Club.