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KU golf in ninth place after two rounds in Louisana

March 8, 2011

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— After two rounds of play, the Kansas University men’s golf team is in ninth place at the Louisiana Classics with a score of 590, placing the Jayhawks 20 strokes behind leaders LSU and Illinois.

Kansas posted a first-round score of 296 and a second-round score of 294 on Monday.

Leading the way for the Jayhawks are sophomore Chris Gilbert and senior Nate Barbee. Both are tied for 18th place with a two-round total of 145. Gilbert shot a 75 in the first round and a 70 in the second round, while Barbee managed to shoot a 73 and a 72.

Senior Jeff Bell is not far behind, posting rounds of 74 and 75 en route to a 149, tying him for 38th. Sophomore Alex Gutesha finished the day tied for 52nd with rounds of 74 and 77 for a total of 151. Sophomore Dan Waite, who is competing in his first tournament of the spring, rounded things out for Kansas with rounds of 80 and 77 for a total of 157, putting him in a tie for 80th.

The third and final round will take place today.

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