Lapa, Record Finish in Top 10 at Price’s Give ‘Em Five
El Paso, Texas - Kolton Lapa and Matt Record tied for eighth at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational on Saturday, leading the Nebraska men's golf team to a fourth-place finish.
The second round resumed at Butterfield Trail Golf Course on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. (CT) after play was suspended due to darkness on Friday evening. The Huskers posted 286 in the second round before shooting 288 in the final round on Saturday. In Friday's opening round, NU shot 297 for a three-round total of 7-over-par 871. Nebraska finished 20 shots behind team champion Idaho.
Freshman Kolton Lapa, who won Big Ten Golfer-of-the-Week honors on Wednesday, carded a 1-over-par 73 in the second round before a final-round 70. On Friday, Lapa shot an even-par 72 in the first round. He finished the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational at 1-under-par 215 to tie for eighth with teammate Matt Record.
Record opened the tournament with a 1-over-par 73 before a pair of 71s in the second and final rounds. In the second round, Record used three birdies and two bogeys en route to a 71. In the final round, he made one eagle, three birdies, two bogeys and one double bogey for his 1-under-par total.
Neil Dufford earned a top-20 finish at 219 strokes over three rounds. The senior shot a 1-under-par 71 in the second round before a 1-over-par 73 in the final round. In the second round, Dufford made two birdies and one bogey on the front nine and parred all nine holes on the back en route to his 71. In the final round, he made two birdies and three bogeys.
Manuel Lavin tied for 47th at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational. He, like Record and Dufford, fired a 1-under-par 71 in the second round. In the final round, Lavin used two birdies, two bogeys and one double bogey for a 2-over-par 74. The junior shot 81 in the first round for a three-round total of 226.
Sophomore Ross Dickson shot 228 and tied for 54th. He paced his way to a 1-over-par 73 in the second round before a 6-over-par 78 in the final round. Dickson added a first-round 77 on Friday.
The Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational concludes the fall season for the Huskers. Check Huskers.com over the winter for spring schedule information.
Price's Give 'Em
Oct. 26-27, 2012
Butterfield Trail Golf Course, El Paso, Texas
Par 72 - 7,307 yards
Team Top 5
1. Idaho - 851 (288-283-280)
2. UT-Arlington - 860 (284-289-287)
3. Utah - 864 (281-295-288)
4. Nebraska - 871 (297-286-288)
5. UTEP - 875 (292-294-289)
Top 10 Results
1. Gordon Webb, Idaho - 208 (70-68-70)
T-2. Benjamin Bankhead, Utah - 212 (70-72-70)
T-2. Justin Shin, New Mexico State - 212 (77-68-67)
T-4. Ryan Fioretti, UTEP - 213 (71-72-70)
T-4. Paul McConnell, UT-Arlington - 213 (69-70-74)
T-4. Martin Simonsen, UTEP - 213 (73-69-71)
7. Aaron Cockerill, Idaho - 214 (75-68-71)
T-8. Kolton Lapa, Nebraska - 215 (72-73-70)
T-8. Matt Record, Nebraska - 215 (73-71-71)
T-8. Casey Halliday, Utah - 215 (71-73-71)
T-8. Kolton Lapa - 215 (72-73-70)
T-8. Matt Record - 215 (73-71-71)
T-20. Neil Dufford - 219 (75-71-73)
T-47. Manuel Lavin - 226 (81-71-74)
T-54. Ross Dickson - 228 (77-73-78)