Four Former Wildcats Advance in Colbert Charity Classic

Matt Van Cleave

June 14, 2012

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Former Kansas State men’s golfers Robert Streb, Joe Kinney, Joe Ida and Matt Van Cleave each survived the 36-hole cut on Thursday at the Colbert Charity Classic at Colbert Hills Golf Club.

Streb, a member of the Nationwide Tour, shot a two-round score of 5-under par 139 (68-71) to sit in a tie for third. Streb trails Chris D. Thompson by one stroke for second, while James Marshall leads the field at 7-under par 137 thanks to a second round of 6-under par 66 on Thursday.

Kinney is one of four players tied for sixth at even-par 144 (69-75). Ida shot a 36-hole score of 4-over par 148 to sit in a tie for 31st, while Van Cleave is one stroke behind him (75-74) to tie for 31st and just make the 5-over par cut line.

Kinney and Ida will tee off at 8:36 a.m., Friday morning with Kinney going off No. 1 and Ida teeing off from the 10th hole. Van Cleave will begin on the No. 10 at 8:54 a.m., while Streb will start at 9:03 a.m., on No. 1.

Two former Wildcats, Mitchell Gregson and Kyle Yonke, along with current K-State golfers Curtis Yonke and Alex Carney were unable to make the cut of 5-under par. Gregson and Curtis Yonke finished at 9-over par 153, while Alex Carney and Kyle Yonke were at 13-over par 157.

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