K-State Struggles During Day One of Club Glove

SOMIS, Calif. - The Kansas State men's golf team is tied for 11th at 66-over par 642 (325-317) following two rounds of play at the Club Glove Intercollegiate Monday.

Although high scores littered the scoreboard on the par 72, 6,985-yard Saticoy Country Club, the Wildcats were able to shave eight strokes off their score from round one to round two, but remained in 11th place.

Lamar leads the field at 18-over par 594 (296-298). The Cardinals were the only squad to break 300 in both rounds.

Xavier's Jason Kokrask and Lamar's Oliver Bekker are tied for the individual lead heading into the final round. Both golfers carded a 2-over par 146 in the first 36 holes.

K-State freshman Jason Schulte, playing as an individual, was the top Wildcat for the day. He sits tied for 31st at 13-over par 157.

The top K-State scorer on day one was Kyle Yonke, who is currently tied for 35th at 14-over par 158.

Redshirt freshman Spencer Alefs, who is seeing the first action of his collegiate career, shot a first-round score of 83, but was settled down during round two to card a 76. Heading into the final round, the Wichita, Kan., native is tied for 40th at 15-over par 159.

The final round of the Club Glove Intercollegiate is slated for a 7:30 a.m. (PT) shotgun start on Tuesday. Results will be posted on www.k-statesports.com as soon as they are available.

Club Glove Intercollegiate
Somis, Calif.
Saticoy CC
Par 72 / 6,985 yards
Team Scores:
Lamar, 296-298594 (+18); 2. Louisville, 289-307596 (+20); 3. Pepperdine, 291-308599 (+23); 4. New Mexico, 300-305605 (+29); 5. Houston, 309-301610 (+34); 6. Xavier, 301-314615 (+39); 7. Colorado, 316-308624 (+48); 8. Kent State, 314-312626 (+50); 9. Southern Mississippi, 313-314627 (+51); 10. UC-Riverside, 314-326640 (+64); T11. K-State, 325-317642 (+66); T11. New Mexico State, 326-316642 (+66).

Top Individuals: T1. Jason Kokrak, Xavier, 70-76146 (+2); T1. Oliver Bekker, Lamar, 71-75146 (+2); T3. Charlie Beljan, New Mexico, 71-76147 (+3); T3. Ricky Romano, Houston, 72-75147 (+3); T5. Casey Clendenon, Lamar, 74-74148 (+4); T5. Ryan Kornmann, Lamar, 75-73148 (+4); T5. Adam Hadwin, Louisville, 72-76148 (+4).

K-State Individuals: T31. Jason Schulte*, 75-82157 (+13); T35. Kyle Yonke, 78-80158 (+14); T40. Spencer Alefs, 83-76159 (+15); T46. Mitchell Gregson, 83-79162 (+18); T50. Joe Ida, 81-82163 (+19); T56. Robert Streb, 83-82165 (+21).