Tuesday, March 1, 2016

KU men’s golf 3rd after Day 1


— Following a day-one performance in which four Kansas University men’s golfers are ranked in the top 15, the Jayhawks put themselves in third place after shooting a two-round 563 (-13) Monday at the Louisiana Classics. Heading into today’s final round, KU will seek its seventh top-five finish and fourth title of the season. Kansas sits just five strokes behind leader Illinois (558).

KU’s Ben Welle and Chase Hanna are tied for third at 139 (5-under). Other Kansas scores: Connor Peck, tied for 12th, 142; Charlie Hillier, tied for 14th, 143; and Daniel Hudson and Brock Drogosch, tied for 44th, 148.

Louisiana Classics

Monday in Lafayette, La.

Oakbourne Country Club

Par-72, 6,898 yards

Team Scores

  1. Illinois 558

  2. Texas A&M; 559

3. Kansas 563

  1. UTSA 573

  2. SE Louisiana 575

Kent State 575

  1. UT Arlington 577

  2. Louisiana 581

  3. Mid. Tenn. St. 584

  4. Texas State 590

  5. Illinois State 601

  6. So. Mississippi 604


Adria Arnaus, A&M; 138

Thomas Detry, Illinois 138

Kansas Scores

T3. Ben Welle 139

Chase Hanna 139

T12. Connor Peck 142

T14. Charlie Hillier 143

T44. Daniel Hudson 148

Brock Drogosch 148


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