Huskers Tied for Sixth in El Paso
El Paso, Texas - The Nebraska men's golf team is tied for sixth after 18 holes at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational after play was suspended due to darkness on Friday.
The Huskers shot 297 in Monday's first round and are tied with Weber State and Northern Colorado. The trio of teams is 16 shots off the team lead, which is set by Utah. The second round was suspended due to darkness at 7:40 p.m. (CT). Only four teams (UT Arlington, UTEP, Northern Colorado and San Jose State) completed the second round on Friday.
Kolton Lapa, who won Big Ten Golfer-of-the-Week honors on Wednesday, led the Huskers on Friday with a 72. The freshman is tied for 12th with 36 holes to play. Lapa made two bogeys on the front nine and two birdies on the back nine for his even par total.
Matt Record is tied for 21st at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational. The junior fired a 1-over-par 73 in the first round. Record made six birdies, six pars, five bogeys and one double bogey on Friday.
Neil Dufford shot a 3-over-par 75 in Friday's opening round. Playing as the only senior in the NU lineup, Dufford made four birdies, two bogeys, one double bogey and one triple bogey. Dufford is tied for 36th.
Sophomore Ross Dickson is tied for 50th after 18 holes at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational. He shot a 5-over-par 77 on Friday. Dickson made four birdies, six bogeys and a triple bogey in the first round.
Manuel Lavin posted a 9-over-par 81 on Friday. The junior made one birdie, six bogeys and two double bogeys in the first round. He is tied for 64th.
The second round is set to resume at 8:30 a.m. (CT). The final round is slated for a shotgun start at 9:15 a.m.
Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational
Oct. 26-27, 2012
Butterfield Trail Golf Course, El Paso, Texas
Par 72 - 7,307 yards
T-12. Kolton Lapa - 72
T-21. Matt Record - 73
T-36. Neil Dufford - 75
T-50. Ross Dickson - 77
T-64. Manuel Lavin - 81