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Saturday, April 6, 2019

KU men’s golf sits in seventh place at Irish Creek Intercollegiate

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No. 31 Kansas men's golf finished the first two rounds of the Irish Creek Intercollegiate on Saturday, and sit in seventh place in the 16-team field.

After KU shot even par in the first round (284), the Jayhawks finished 1-over par in their second (285) at The Club at Irish Creek at Kannapolis, North Carolina to put them at 1-over through the two rounds.

Kansas was led by senior Charlie Hillier and sophomore Ben Sigel through the first two rounds as both are tied for 19th in the 96-golfer field. Hillier was consistent in both rounds on the day, shooting a 70 (-1) in the first round and a 72 (+1) in the second. Meanwhile, Sigel shot a 73 (+2) in the first round and responded with a 69 (-2) in the second.

Harry Hillier shot a 69 (-2) in the first round but had a 75 (+4) in the second round. Redshirt freshman Jeff Doty and freshman Shaun Campbell, who is competing as an individual, finished with identical rounds Saturday. Doty and Campbell put in a 74 (+3) in the first round and followed it up with 70s (-1) on the second. The KU trio is tied for 37th.

The final round is slated to begin at 7:30 a.m. Sunday.

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