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Kolton Lapa tied for 22nd in El Paso.
Courtesy: NU Media Relations
          Release: 10/26/2013
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Huskers Close Fall with Sixth-Place Finish

El Paso, Texas – The Nebraska men’s golf team finished its fall season on Saturday by finishing sixth at the Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invitational at Butterfield Golf Club. The finish marks the Huskers’ best of the 2013-14 season in five events and their fourth top-10 result.

Nebraska shot 295 in the final round on the par-72, 7,307-yard layout. On Friday, the Huskers posted back-to-back subpar rounds (286-284) and finish the 54-hole tournament at 865, which is their lowest of the season by 22 strokes.

Sophomore Kolton Lapa produced the best Husker score in the final round with 2-under-par 70. Lapa started on Hole No. 9, making two birdies and no bogeys on the back nine before adding two birdies and two bogeys on the front nine. He finishes tied for 22nd at 217.

Justin Jennings also tied for 22nd with Lapa. Jennings managed one birdie in the final round en route to 3-over-par 75. He carded rounds of 73 and 69 on Friday at Butterfield Trail Golf Club.

Ross Dickson and Calvin Freeman tied for 34th at 220. Dickson’s steady play on Saturday produced 14 pars in a 4-over-par 76. He added 71 and 73 in the first two rounds.

Freeman made three birdies on Saturday en route to a final-round 74. On Friday, Freeman posted 71 and 75 in El Paso.

Mike Siwa followed up back-to-back 71s on Friday with an 83 on Saturday. Siwa’s round was highlighted by a birdie on the par-4 15th hole. The senior finished the tournament in 59th place.

The Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invitational was Nebraska’s final tournament of the fall 2013 campaign. The Huskers’ first event of the spring season is Feb. 14-15 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship in Bradenton, Fla. The Concession Golf Club hosts the tournament, which is the first of seven on NU’s spring 2014 schedule.

Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invitational
Oct. 25-26, 2013
Butterfield Trail Golf Club
Par 72 – 7,307 yards

Team Results
1. New Mexico State – 278-273-285 = 836 (-28)
2. Colorado – 275-284-288 = 847 (-17)
3. San Jose State – 280-281-292 = 853 (-11)
4. Kansas – 283-282-289 = 854 (-10)
5. UTEP – 288-289-282 = 859 (-5)
6. Nebraska – 286-284-295 = 865 (+1)
7. Air Force – 276-289-302 = 867 (+3)
8. Idaho – 290-289-289 = 868 (+4)
9. Northern Colorado – 287-291-294 = 872 (+8)
10. UC Riverside – 289-298-289 = 876 (+12)
11. Western New Mexico – 289-291-297 = 877 (+13)
12. Grand Canyon – 295-289-304 = 888 (+24)
13. Boise State – 296-301-292 = 889 (+25)
14. Seattle – 292-287-314 = 893 (+29)
15. Utah – 304-300-296 = 900 (+36)

Nebraska Results
T-22. Justin Jennings – 73-69-75 = 217
T-22. Kolton Lapa – 76-71-70 = 217
T-34. Ross Dickson – 71-73-76 = 220
T-34. Calvin Freeman – 71-75-74 = 220
59. Mike Siwa – 71-71-83 = 225

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