Men’s golf bounces back in improving nine spots in the standings in Hawaii

Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic
The Ka’anapali Course
Lahaina, Hawaii
Par-71 | 6,700 yards
Results – 2 of 3 Rounds 

Place Team (golfstat rank) Score
1 California (26) 541 (-27)
2 North Florida (27) 544 (-24)
T3 South Carolina (34) 550 (-18)
T3 Georgia (16) 550 (-18)
5 West Virginia (39) 551 (-17)
6 Oklahoma (11) 553 (-15)
7 Clemson (9) 554 (-14)
8 UCLA 556 (-12)
T9 KANSAS (32) 565 (-3)
T9 Boise State 565 (-3)
11 Connecticut 566 (-2)
12 Gonzaga 570 (+2)
13 Wyoming 573 (+4)
14 Houston 575 (+7)
15 Washington 577 (+9)
16 Hawaii 580 (+12)
17 Sacramento State 583 (+15)
18 George Washington 586 (+18)
19 Southern Illinois 591 (+23)
20 Air Force 595 (+27)
Individual Leaderboard (Top 5)
Place Name Team Score
1 Andrew Alligood N. Fla. 132 (-10)
T2 Spencer Ralston UGA 133 (-9)
T2 Sebastian Crampton Cal 133 (-9)
T2 Quade Cummins OU 133 (-9)
T2 Matthew Sharpstene WVU 133 (-9)
Kansas Leaderboard
Place Name Score
T9 Jake Scarrow (I) 135 (-7)
T20 Harry Hillier  138 (-4)
T39 Andy Spencer 142 (E)
T48 Ben Sigel  143 (+1)
T61 Charlie Hillier  144 (+2)
T92 Drew Shepherd 148 (+6)

LAHAINA, Hawaii — Kansas entered Saturday’s second round of the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic tied for 18th in the 20-team field. The Jayhawks showed immense strides of improvement shooting 6-under in their second round, which resulting in a nine-spot jump in the standings, making them tied for ninth place heading into the Sunday’s final day of the event.
Kansas’ 6-under tied for second-lowest round of the day at the Ka’anapali Golf Course (6,700 yards, par 71). Jayhawk sophomore Harry Hillier highlighted the day collecting five birdies and finishing 4-under 67 on the day. He is tied for 20th in the 116-golfer field. KU individual competitor Jake Scarrow continued to stay hot and tallied five birdies in his second round. Scarrow is currently tied for ninth overall and is sitting at 7-under par after two rounds. Sophomore Ben Sigel collected five birdies and concluded the day 1-under 70 par.
Junior Andy Spencer finished the day 3-under par and is sitting at even-par in the tournament overall. Senior Charlie Hillier also improved his round one performance with three birdies and finished the round 1-under on the day. Sophomore Drew Shepherd finished the day 5-over and currently sits 6-over on the tournament.
California currently leads the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic at 27-under, followed by North Florida who sits at 24-under. The Jayhawks, who are tied with Boise State for ninth, are set to tee-off Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. (Central) in a shotgun start. Follow live scorecard updates here.
Head Coach Jamie Bermel
On the team’s performance overall
“We looked much sharper from top to bottom in tough conditions today. It was pretty windy most of the day. Andy (Spencer) got off to a hot start and played steady all day. Harry (Hillier) birdied three of his last four holes today, which really helped.”
On good rounds impact of overall standings
“I think we tied for second low round of the day which really helps our overall team standings.”
On what needs to be emphasized going into the last round of the tournament
“We need to do the same on Sunday and see what happens. Also, I’m very happy for Jake Scarrow playing as an individual. He played well again today.” The official online source for Kansas Athletics, Williams Education Fund contributions, tickets, merchandise, multimedia, photos and much, much more.

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