Men's Golf Finishes Fifth at Jim Colbert Intercollegiate

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Courtesy: Eric Francis

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- The Creighton men's golf team finished fifth at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate in Manhattan, Kan., on Tuesday. The Jays put together rounds of 313, 298 and 313 in the two-day, three-round event held at the par-72, 7,525-yard Colbert Hills Golf Course. Central Arkansas, with a score of 889, beat out host Kansas State to best the seven-team field.

The Bluejays were led for the second straight tournament by freshman Collin Craft. He carded rounds of 75, 74 and 78 for an 11-over-par total of 227, good enough for 14th place. The tournament's individual champion was Central Arkansas' Gideon Pienaar, who recorded a 5-under 211.

Not far behind Craft was Creighton sophomore John Rasmussen, who tied for 15th place. He sandwiched a 1-under second round with scores of 78 and 81. The three other Creighton players entered in the team competition were junior Austin Miller (81-77-75-233), who tied for 22nd; junior Ben Lowman (79-76-79-234), who tied for 24th; and junior Brandon Falley (85-90-86-261), who finished 47th. Jays junior Jack Dressen competed in the event as an individual and shot rounds of 71, 83 and 81.

Creighton's next competition is Sept. 27 and 28 at the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate in Normal, Ill.

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