Jayhawks Finish 15th at River Landing Intercollegiate

April 11, 2009


Walt Koelbel fired his sixth under-par rounds of the year to lead the Kansas Men’s Golf team to a 15th place finish at the River Landing Intercollegiate at River Landing Country Club.

Koelbel carded a final day 68 to vault himself into a tied for 19th place finish. Koelbel has recorded four top-20 finishes during his senior campaign.

Senior Andrew Storm shot his third-straight round of 74 or better with a final day 74 to finish tied for 40th place. Junior Bryan Hackenberg shot a 77 to finish tied for 68th place.

Senior Zach Pederson shot a 79 to finish in 74th place. Freshman Ian Anson fired his best round of the event with a 77 to finish tied for 83rd place.

Duke overtook North Carolina State for the team title with a final round score of 280. Matt Hill of North Carolina State won medalist honors with a 10-under score of 206.

The Jayhawks will continue its spring campaign season April 18-19 when they travel to College Station, Texas to compete in the Aggie Invitational. Check back to kuathletics.com for complete coverage of the 2008-09 season.

Team Leaderboard

1. Duke (290-280-280—850)

2. North Carolina State (278-285-293—856)

3. Wake Forest (286-288-286—860)

4. Michigan (289-288-285—862)

5. Virginia Tech (291-290-283—864)

15. Kansas (299-304-296—899)

Player Leaderboard

1. Matt Hill, North Carolina State (67-71-68—206)

2. Matthew Pierce, Duke (70-69-71—210)

T3. John Popeck, Maryland (70-70-71—211)

T3. Alexander Sitompul, Michigan (70-71-70—211)

T5. Marshall Bailey, Virginia Tech (73-70-70—213)

T5. Dustin Groves, Wake Forest (71-70-72—213)

T19. Walt Koelbel, Kansas (72-77-68—217)

T40. Andrew Storm, Kansas (74-73-74—221)

T68. Bryan Hackenberg, Kansas (75-78-77—230)

74. Zach Pederson, Kansas (78-76-79—233)

T83. Ian Anson, Kansas (80-83-77—240)