Wildcats Tie for Second at Bill Ross Intercollegiate

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The Kansas State men's golf team wrapped up its fall schedule Tuesday, firing a second-round 304 to tie for second at the Bill Ross Intercollegiate at Milburn Country Club. The Wildcats carded a 31-over par 607 over two rounds of the rain-shortened tourney to match Denver for second place. Sophomore Connor Knabe shot a 4-over par 148 to tie for fourth to lead the Wildcats.

 
Sophomore Hank Simpson finished with a score of 8-over par 152 to tie for 16th place, while Matt Green carded a 9-over 153 to finish in a tie for 18th.  Seth Smith (T26th) and Trent Evans (T54th) rounded out the scoring for K-State. As an individual, JP Derksen tied for 76th at 22-over par 166.
 
Wichita State carried its lead from Monday and finished at 23-over par 599 to clinch first place in the team competition. The individual competition was won by Central Arkansas' Pep Angles, who carded a 3-under par 141, four shots ahead of second place finisher Louis Cohen Boyer of Wichita State.
 
The tournament completed the fall slate for the Kansas State men's golf team. The team will resume the 2014-15 season Feb. 22-24 at the Desert Intercollegiate at the Classic Club in Palm Desert, California.


Bill Ross Intercollegiate
Overland Park, Kan.
Milburn Country Club
Par 72, 7,054 Yards

Team Scores: 1. Wichita State, 295-304--599 (+23); T2. Denver, 306-301--607; T2. Kansas State, 303-304--607 (+31); 4.UMKC, 302-308--610 (+34); 5. Central Arkansas, 313-300--613 (+37); 6. Arkansas State, 307-308--615 (+39); 7. Oklahoma Christian, 308-308--616 (+40); T8. Missouri State, 311-308--619 (+43); T8. South Dakota State, 309-310--619 (+43); 10. Nebraska, 312-309--621 (+45); 11. Drake, 314-311--625 (+49); 12. SIUE, 314-312--626 (+50); 13. Northern Iowa, 314-314--628 (+52); 14. Creighton, 310-321--631 (+55); 15. Oral Roberts, 315-318--633 (+57); 16. Western Illinois, 322-314--636 (+60).

Individual Scores: 1. Pep Angles, Central Arkansas, 71-70--141 (-3); 2. Louis Cohen Boyer, Wichita State, 69-76--145 (+1); 3. Nate Davis, Western Illinois, 74-73--147 (+3); T4. Grant Bennett, Wichita State, 73-75--148 (+4); T4. Connor Knabe, Kansas State, 69-79--148 (+4).

K-State Individuals: T4. Connor Knabe, 69-79--148 (+4); T16. Hank Simpson, 77-75--152 (+8); T18. Matt Green, 78-75--153 (+9); T26. Seth Smith, 79-75--154 (+10); T54. Trent Evans, 81-79--160 (+16); T76. JP Derksen, 82-84--166 (+22).