Cats in Second Place at Santa Clara Invitational

Santa Clara, Calif. The Kansas State men’s golf team is in second place after day one at the Santa Clara Invitational. The Wildcats carded a 2-over par 571 placing them five strokes back from the leader, South Dakota State at the par 71, 6,926 yard Silver Valley Creek Country Club in San Jose, Calif.

 

Behind the Wildcats in third place is the University of British Columbia with a 12-over par 290-290580. In fourth place is Boise State with a 29-over par 305-292597. Rounding out the top five teams is Santa Clara, with a team score of 32-over par 296-304600.

 

Junior Mitchell Gregson is in sole possession of first place after carding an 11-under par 67-64131. Gregson is six strokes ahead of South Dakota State golfer Geoff Mead, who sits in second place with a 5-under par 67-70137.

 

Daniel Wood carded a 4-over par 74-72146, placing him in a four person tie for 10th place. Wood’s 36-hole score of 146 is his best of the season, besting his pervious record by six strokes.

 

Senior Robert Streb is in a five person tie for 17th place after carding a 6-over par 72-76148. Fellow Wildcat golfer Jason Schulte is also tied for 17th place with a 74-74148. Schulte’s 36-hole score of 148 is also his best performance of the season besting, his previous record by five strokes.

 

In sole possession of 24th place after carding a 8-over par 76-74150, is sophomore Ross Geubelle. Joe Kinney carded an 11-over par 79-74131 to place him in a six person tie for 26th place heading into the final round.

 

The Wildcats look to rally back from five shots back on Tuesday with an 8:00 a.m. (PT) shotgun start at the Santa Clara Invitational. Final results will be posted on www.kstatesports.com as soon as they are made available.

 

SCU Invitational

San Jose, Calif.

Silver Creek Valley CC

Par 71, 6,926 yards

 

Team Scores: 1.South Dakota State, 286-280566 (-2); 2. Kansas State, 287-284571 (+3) 3. British Columbia, 290-290580 (+12); 4. Boise State, 305-292597 (+29); 5. Santa Clara, 296-304600 (+32); 6. Loyola College, 301-304605 (+37); 7. CSU-Bakersfield, 304-305309 (+41); 8. Academy of Arts, 319-306625 (+57); 9.CSU-San Marcos, 314-312626 (+58)

 

Top Individuals: 1. Mitchell Gregson, Kansas State, 67-64131 (-11); 2. Geoff Mead, South Dakota State, 67-70137 (-5); 3. Trent Peterson, South Dakota State, 70-68138 (-4); 4. Corey Renfrew, British Columbia, 68-73141 (-1); 5. *Tyler Ichikawa, Santa Clara, 75-67142 (E);

 

K-State Individuals: 1. Mitchell Gregson, Kansas State, 67-64131 (-11); T10. Daniel Wood, 74-72146 (+4).); T17. Robert Streb, 72-76148 (+6); T10. Jason Schulte, 74-74148 (+6); 24. Ross Geubelle, 76-74150 (+8); T26. *Joe Kinney, 79-74153 (+11).

* Competing as an individual

 

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