Men's Golf Finishes 12th at Kansas Invitational

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Freshman Collin Craft led the Jays for the first time in his young career.
Courtesy: Creighton Media Services

Lawrence, Kan. -- The Creighton men's golf team finished 12th at the Kansas Invitational on Tuesday in Lawrence, Kan. The Jays put together rounds of 308, 298 and 313 for a 919 total in the two-day, three-round event held at the par-72, 7,092-yard Alvamar Public Golf Course. Oklahoma City University won the team competition by firing an 865.

Creighton was led by its third different golfer in three events this fall. Freshman Collin Craft carded rounds of 76, 72 and 80 to post a 12-over par 228. His second round 72 was the first score of par or better in his short collegiate career and propelled him into a tie for 45th place.

The Jays' next-best finisher was junior Austin Miller, who shot rounds of 76, 80 and 75. His 54-hole total of 231 was good enough for a tie for 58th.

Three more golfers participated in the team event for Creighton. Sophomore John Rasmussen (82-73-79-234) and junior Kevin Stanek (80-73-81-234) both tied for 69th, and senior Patrick Shanahan (76-87-79-242) tied for 86th. Creighton junior Jack Dressen (73-82-77-232),  who tied for 63rd, competed as an individual.

The Bluejays are back on the course Sept. 27 and 28 at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate in Manhattan, Kan.

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