GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The
Creighton men's golf squad finished 15th at the Desert Shootout in Goodyear, Ariz. The
three-day tournament took place at the par-72 7,015 yard Palm Valley Golf
Course. The 15-team field included Kansas, Kansas State, Nebraska, Wichita
State and host school Denver, among others.
finished with a team score of 886 (296-292-298). Wichita State finished first
with a score of 836, BYU finished second with a total of 838 and Denver took
the third spot shooting an 850.
Becker of Wichita State took top individual honors with a 202. Second place
went to Alex Ching of San Diego with a 203 and Justin Keiley (207) of BYU
rounded out the top three.
As for the
Jays, Kevin Stanek was the top golfer in the clubhouse, finishing tied for 17th
with a 214, good for 2-under par for the event. The senior improved his second round position 11 spots with a
solid 70 in the third round. Fellow senior Austin Miller finished tied for 64th
with a score of 222. His second round score of 70 tied Stanek for the best
rounds shot by the Jays in the tournament.
Sophomore Collin Craft finished the tournament 79th
with a 225 score. Finishing one spot and one shot behind Craft was junior John
Rasmussen (T80, 226). Senior Jack Dressen rounded out the team scoring for the
Jays finishing tied for 89th with a 234 total.
The Jays are
in action a little closer to home on April 9-10 at the C.O.G. Mizzou
Intercollegiate in Columbia, Mo.