Archive for Sunday, May 20, 2001

KU golf places 15th at regional

May 20, 2001


— Kansas University's men's golf team placed 15h at the NCAA Midwest Regionals on Saturday.

The top 10 teams qualified for the national meet, later this month at Durham, N.C.

KU carded a final-round 293 at the par-72 Karsten Creek Golf Club. The Jayhawks in earlier rounds shot 303 and 300 and finished at 896, just four strokes out of 10th place.

Senior Andy Stewart completed the tournament in third-place after carding a 72. He finished the tournament with a three-day score of 214, two strokes out of first place.

Junior Travis Hurst advanced 16 places to finish tied for 50th-place. Hurst tied a low tournament round score of 73 to finish with a total score of 224.

Senior Conrad Roberts and Chris Marshall also had tournament low rounds of 73 and 75, respectively. Roberts finished in a tie for 80th-place, and Marshall finished tied for 90th-place. Junior Casey Harbour chipped in a score of 80 and finished 131st.

Big 12 rivals Oklahoma and defending NCAA champion Oklahoma State both qualified for the NCAA tournament.

The Jayhawks completed their season with three team victories, notching wins at the Kansas Invitational, Rice Intercollegiate and Stevinson Ranch Invitational. KU placed seventh at the Big 12 Tournament.

Saturday at Stillwater, Okla.,(Karsten Creek GC)

Team results: Kent State 883, Oklahoma 883, Purdue 883, College of Charleston 885, Minnesota 885, Oklahoma State 887, Augusta State 888, Toledo 891, Southern Methodist 892, Houston 892, Tulsa 893, Ohio State 893, Texas A&M; 894, North Carolina 895, Kansas 896, Northwestern 895, Colorado 898, Lamar 899, Texas 899, Baylor 902, Arkansas-Little Rock 902, TCU 905, Louisiana-LaFayette 906, Wichita State 911, Arkansas State 914, North Florida 915, Jackson State 959.

Medalist: 1 John Klauk, Texas, 68-73-71-212

KU results: 3 Andy Stewart 66-76-72214. 50. Travis Hurst, 78-73-73224. 80. Conrad Roberts, 80-76-73229. 90. Chris Marshall, 79-76-75230. 131. Casey Harbour, 89-75-80-244.

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