Wildcats Look to Continue Winning Ways

MANHATTAN, Kan. The Kansas State men’s golf team, coming off a first place finish last week at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate, will travel to Louisville, Ky., to participate in the Cardinal Classic, Monday, September 29 and Tuesday, September 30. The event will tee off with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. on Monday for the first 36 holes. The third and final round will also be a shotgun start Tuesday at 8 a.m.

 

LOOK AT THE FIELD: The field contains 15 teams from around the country including Big 12 foe Kansas. The entire 15-team field includes: Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Dayton, Dever, De Paul, Eastern Kentucky, Furman, George Mason, George Washington, Indiana, Kansas, Kansas State, Louisville, Marquette and Marshall.

 

LAST WEEK: The Wildcats won the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate last week. The strong team effort resulted in a score of 19-over par 883 (294-299-290), finishing 17 shots ahead of UMKC. Along with the team’s first place finish, golfer Mitchell Gregson went home with the

individual championship with a three round even par score of 216 defeating Wichita State’s Dustin Garza by one stroke.

 

THIRD ROUND COMEBACK: Junior Mitchell Gregson took home the individual championship after a final-round score of 4-under par 68, which gave him a 54-hole score of even par 216. Gregson was able to birdie three of the last four holes to capture the crown. Gregson looks to keep rolling as he goes into the Cardinal Classic.

 

EARLY SUCCESS: Along with Gregson, many Wildcat golfers had a good showing last week at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate. Senior Robert Streb finished with a total score of 3-over 219, placing him in a tie for fourth place. Junior Joe Ida was the other Wildcat golfer to place in the top 10 with a seventh place finish at 8-over 224. Jason Schulte and Daniel Wood rounded out the top 20 with an 11th and 17th place finish, respectively. Ross Geubelle ended the tournament in 21st place with a 17-over 230 and junior Joe Kinney placed 24th with a 15-over 231. Spencer Alefs, who tied the Colbert Hills course record two weeks ago, placed 22nd with a 22-over par 238, while sophomore Kyle Smell placed 47th after a 26-over 242.

 

HOST THE CARDINAL GOLF CLUB: The University of Louisville will host the 14 other teams at The Cardinal Golf Club. The Cardinal Golf Club is par 72 and spans 7,036 total yards.

 

K-State’s Cardinal Classic Lineup

Name                           Yr-Exp              Hometown               08-09 Rnds             08-09 Avg

Mitchell Gregson            Jr-2L                  Waterloo, Ill.               3                            72.00

Robert Streb                  Sr-3L                 Edmond, Okla.            3                            73.00

Joe Ida                          Jr-2L                  Fort Scott, Kan.          3                            74.67

Jason Schulte                So-1L                Mission Hills, Kan.      3                            75.33

Daniel Wood                  So.-1L               Leander, Texas           3                            76.33