Jayhawks Finish 12th at the 2010 Big 12 Championship

April 25, 2010

TRINITY, Texas –

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Nate Barbee and Alex Gutesha each carded final round 74’s to lead the Kansas men’s golf team during the final round at the 2010 Big 12 Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club.

The Jayhawks finished 12th after shooting a 302 in round four. Oklahoma State shot the low round of the day with a 282 and cruised to their fourth-straight Big 12 Championship.

Barbee was the top-finisher for KU by tying for 27th place. Gutesha improved on his third round score by 10 strokes and tied for 50th.

Freshman Chris Gilbert wrapped up a solid first career Big 12 Championship with a 75 and tied for 34th. Senior Bryan Hackenberg shot an 83 to finish 58th. Freshman Dan Waite duplicated his top score of the tournament with a 79 and finished 60th.

Texas Tech’s Chris Ward shot a 74 to hold off Peter Uihlein of Oklahoma State by two strokes and win medalist honors. Four players from the tournament winning Oklahoma State Cowboys notched top-10 finishes.

The Jayhawks will await to see if they are selected to compete in the NCAA Tournament. Check back to kuathletics.com for complete coverage of the 2009-10 season.

Team Leaderboard

1. Oklahoma State 281-284-286-282—1133

2. Texas A&M 280-285-292-289—1146

3. Texas 282-284-287-295—1148

4. Texas Tech 286-285-284-297—1152

5. Kansas State 290-283-296-294—1163

12. Kansas 295-298-315-302—1210

Player Leaderboard

1. Chris Ward, Texas Tech 69-65-71-74—279

2. Peter Uihlein, Oklahoma State 67-72-72-70—281

T3. Andrea Pavan, Texas A&M 71-66-71-74—282

T3. Bobby Hudson, Texas 64-71-72-75—282

5. Sean Einhaus, Oklahoma State 73-68-73-69—283

T27. Nate Barbee, Kansas 70-72-80-74—296

T34. Chris Gilbert, Kansas 70-76-78-75—299

T50. Alex Gutesha, Kansas 73-75-84-74—306

58. Bryan Hackenberg, Kansas 82-75-76-83—316

60. Dan Waite, Kansas 83-79-81-79—322