KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- The
Creighton men finished 19th at the Wendy’s Kiawah Classic on
Tuesday. The 105-golfer classic took place at the par-72, 7,061 yard Turtle
Point Golf Course. The three-day, 21-team field included schools such as
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut and Missouri Valley rival Bradley.
had a combined score of 320-311-312=943.
State (299-287-295=881) and Campbell (292-292-297=881) tied for first and
Jacksonville State came in third, shooting 305-291-295=891.
Vaita Guillaume (69-73-72=214) and George Washington’s Andres Pumariega
(70-71-73=214) finished tied for first. Murray State’s Patrick Newcomb
(73-68-74=215) finished third.
was the top golfer for the Jays. The Omaha native finished tied for 24th.
The sophomore shot a 73 and was
tied for eighth after the first round. He followed up the first by shooting a 77
in the second and third rounds. Daniel McKernan gradually improved during the
classic finishing tied for 55th. After a slow start of 83 left him
tied for 80th after the first round. The
sophomore used scores of 79 and 74 in the second and third rounds respectively
to help bolster his final position. Austin Miller finished tied for 60th.
The senior shot rounds of 77-75-85=237.
Kevin Stanek (95th, 91-81-76=248) and Jack Dressen (102nd,
87-80-92=259) both had strong showings for the Bluejays.
This was the
last competition for the Jays this fall. They return to the links in the