Men’s golf finishes fall portion of season strong

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

Place Team (golfstat rank) Score
1 California (26) 805 (-47)
2 North Florida (27) 816 (-36)
3 Oklahoma (11) 817 (-35)
T4 UCLA 825 (-27)
T4 Clemson (9) 825 (-27)
6 Georgia (16) 827 (-25)
7 South Carolina (34) 830 (-22)
T8 Boise State 835 (-17)
T8 West Virginia (39) 835 (-17)
10 KANSAS 839 (-13)
11 Wyoming 851 (-1)
12 Houston 854 (+2)
T13 Washington 855 (+3)
T13 Connecticut 855 (+3)
T13 Gonzaga 855 (+3)
16 Sacramento State 865 (+13)
17 Southern Illinois 872 (+20)
18 Hawaii 873 (+21)
19 George Washington U. 876 (+24)
20 Air Force 880 (+28)
Individual Leaderboard (Top 5)
Place Name Team Score
1 Sebastian Crampton Cal 196 (-17)
2 Quade Cummins OU 198 (-15)
3 Collin Morikawa Cal 199 (-14)
4 Riley Casey OU 201 (-12)
5 Andrew Alligood UNF 202 (-11)
Kansas Leaderboard
Place Name Score
T18 Jake Scarrow (I) 207 (-6)
T18 Harry Hillier  207 (-6)
T26 Andy Spencer 209 (-4)
T33 Ben Sigel  210 (-3)
T57 Charlie Hillier  215 (+2)
T86 Drew Shepherd 220 (+7)

LAHAINA, Haw – Entering the final round of the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic, Kansas men’s golf was tied for ninth and 4-under par in the 20-team field. Kansas improved nine strokes in Sunday’s third round and finished 13-under par in 10th place in the final competition for the fall.
Kansas sophomore Harry Hillier fired a 2-under 69 in the third round to finish 6-under in the tournament and tied for 18th in the 116-player field. That marks the fourth top-20 finish in Hillier’s collegiate career. Individual golfer Jake Scarrow started the day hot with three straight birdies and also finished tied for 18th overall.
Sophomore Ben Sigel and junior Andy Spencer found the most success in round three with both carding 4-under par 67, combining for 10 birdies and one eagle. Spencer collected five of his birdies on the front nine and finished the Classic 4-under which tied for 26th, while Sigel shot 3-under finishing tied for 33rd.
Senior Charlie Hillier shot an even par 71 on the day, which resulted in a 2-over total in the tournament. Drew Shepherd stayed consistent throughout the day as he parred 12 holes straight. Shepherd would card a 7-over for the classic.
The University of California finished the classic 47-under to capture the tournament victory, led by Sebastian Crampton who would finish 17-under par overall. Kansas a team collected four top-5 finishes out of the five tournaments competed in this fall, including a first-place finish at The Jackrabbit. The Jayhawks are set to tee off the spring portion of their schedule at the Desert Intercollegiate in Palm Desert, California, on February 22.
Head Coach Jamie Bermel

On today’s performance
“We played solid again today. We were very disappointed in our first-round performance, but really happy with the comeback the last two rounds. We were more focused and played with a lot of determination.”
On upcoming winter break
“This winter we need to continue to work on the fundamentals and get in the weight room.”
On fall performance overall
“We had a solid fall, one win in a stroke play event and beat the #1 ranked team and defending national champion Oklahoma State in the Big 12 match event. We had a lot of positives but a lot of things we can improve on and get ready to do better in the spring.”
– Jake Scarrow finished under par for the first time this season (-6)
– As a team, this was Kansas’ 5th top-10 finish out of five tournaments competed in
– Harry Hillier collects his fourth top-20 finish of his career
– Harry Hillier earned his 9th par or better finish, which leads the team The official online source for Kansas Athletics, Williams Education Fund contributions, tickets, merchandise, multimedia, photos and much, much more.