MANHATTAN, Kan. -- The Creighton men’s golf team finished fourth at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate on Tuesday. The eight-team event took place at the par-72, 7,525 yard Colbert Hills Golf Course.
Creighton’s scores of 292-303-304=899 were five shots off of third place and host school Kansas State. The top spot belonged to Idaho, who as a team shot rounds of 297-285-292=874. Boise State’s Taeksoo Kim finished at the top with rounds of 72-67-71=210.
The Jays had two top-10 finishers on the day led by senior Kevin Stanek and sophomore Collin Craft. Stanek finished tied for second overall with Idaho’s Justin Kadin. He started off strong with a 71 which left him tied for first at the end of one round. He followed it up with equally impressive second and third round scores of 73 and 72 respectively. Craft’s scores of 74-73-78=225 left him tied for 10th. Senior Austin Miller tied for 16th overall and finished just four shots behind Craft with rounds of 74-78-77=229.
Sophomore Daniel McKernan (79-79-77=235) and senior Jack Dressen (73-80-83=236) also had strong showings for Creighton.
Sophomore Trey Turley finished tied for 34th (81-80-77=238) and freshman Johnny Spellerberg tied for 36th (83-74-82=239) while participating as individuals.
The Jays will take the next couple of weeks off before heading to Kansas City, Mo. on Oct. 16-17 for the Bill Ross Intercollegiate.