Schulte falls in Kansas Amateur Semifinals

MANHATTAN, Kan. Kansas State rising sophomore Jason Schulte advanced to the semifinals of the 97th Kansas Amateur Championships before falling to Gary Woodland on Saturday at the Topeka and Shawnee Country Clubs.

The lowest seed to advance to the semifinals, Schulte started match-play action on Thursday morning as the 46th seed.  After defeating current K-State teammate, Spencer Alefs, in the round of 32 on Friday morning, 3 and 1, he advanced to the quarterfinals with a 1-up win over Patrick Roth of Prairie Village, Kan. 

On Saturday, Schulte began the day with a 2-up victory over Chad Judd of Olathe, Kan., to reach the semifinals.  However, he fell to Gary Woodland of Berryton, Kan., 3 and 2, to conclude the afternoon.

Teammate Kyle Yonke, who advanced to the quarterfinals with a 1-up win over former Wildcat and 2001 Kansas Amateur champion, Matt Williams, lost to the tournament's No. 1 seed Wes Stonestreet of Dallas, Texas, 2-up, on Saturday.  The 40th seed in the match-play event, Yonke defeated Dodge Kemmer of Wichita, Kan., in the round of 32 on Friday morning, 1-up, before defeating Williams.  
  

The finals are slated for a 36-hole match play event on Sunday. For results of the 97th Kansas Amateur, please visit www.kansasgolf.org.