Jayhawks In Seventh After Two Rounds at Big 12 Championships
April 25, 2011
HUTCHINSON, Kan. –
After two rounds of play, Kansas’ men’s golf team currently is in seventh place at the Big 12 Championships with a score of 593. The Jayhawks posted a 290 in the first round and a 303 in the second round. OklahomaState, which won the 2010 championship, currently leads with a score of 575. Kansas is only eight strokes behind fifth place Texas Tech and also managed to have three individuals place in the top 25.
Leading the way for Kansas is junior Doug Quinones with a score of 146, tying for 13th among individuals. Quinones shot an impressive first-round score of 69, matching his best round of the season. He shot a 69 at the Border Olympics earlier this spring.
Sophomore Alex Gutesha finished the day in a tie for 18th place with a first-round score of 75 and a second-round score of 72 en route to a 147.
Sophomore Chris Gilbert finished Monday with a score of 148, tying for 25th. Gilbert posted first and second-round scores of 73 and 75, respectively.
Senior Nate Barbee shot a 152 on the day which included a first-round score of 73 and a second-round score of 79. Barbee currently sits in 43rd place.
Sophomore Dan Waite made the trip to compete, but had to withdraw due to a bad back, according to head coach Kit Grove.
OklahomaState leads the way with a 575, while Texas is a close second with a 578. Oklahoma stands in third place with a 579. Morgan Hoffman and Kevin Tway, both from OklahomaState, are in a tie for first place among individuals with a score of 139. The third round of the tournament will take place on Tuesday. Live scoring can be found at golfstat.com<http://golfstat.com> while KU results and recaps can be found at kuathletics.com<http://kuathletics.com>.