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Junior Ross Dickson fired NU's best score of the day with 72.
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          Release: 09/17/2013
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Huskers Notch Top 10 in Season Opener

Columbia, Mo. – The Nebraska men’s golf team opened its season with a 10th-place finish at the NCAA Columbia Regional Preview following Tuesday’s final round at The Club at Old Hawthorne.

The Huskers fired 295 in the final round to go along with 292 and 304 on Monday, and a 54-hole total of 891. Tournament host Missouri won the team title with 852 strokes over three rounds. The Tigers’ Emilio Cuartero claimed individual medalist honors with 11-under-par 205 at the par-72, 7,221-yard configuration.

Junior Ross Dickson and sophomore Kolton Lapa each tied for 22nd at 222 to lead NU in Missouri. Dickson recorded the best Husker score of the day with even-par 72. Following a bogey on his opening hole, the par-4 14th, Dickson reeled off three consecutive birdies before adding an additional one on Hole No. 5.

Lapa started on Hole No. 13 and shot 43 on the back nine before surging to 3-under-par 33 on the front nine. His round was highlighted by birdies on Nos. 2, 3, 6 and 9. Lapa’s 76 matched his second-round score from Monday.

Nathan Wong managed a tie-for-33rd finish in his first appearance for the Huskers. On Tuesday, the redshirt freshman made three birdies and four bogeys en route to 1-over-par 73. Wong carded 75 and 76 in Monday’s first two rounds for a 224 total over 54 holes.

Nathan’s brother Aaron Wong posted 6-over-par 78 in the final round to finish tied for 42nd. Wong added scores of 72 and 77 on Monday.

Senior Matt Record fired his best score of the tournament in the final round with 2-over-par 74. Record used five birdies over the final 18 holes en route to a tie for 48th. On Monday, Record added 77 in the first round and 78 in the second round for a 229 total.

The Huskers return to action next Monday and Tuesday for the Mark Simpson CU Invitational in Erie, Colo. Colorado National Golf Club is set to host the tournament.

NCAA Columbia Regional Preview
Sept. 16-17, 2013
The Club at Old Hawthorne, Columbia, Mo.
Par 72 – 7,221 yards

Team Results
1. Missouri – 290-272-290 = 852
2. Iowa State – 292-285-280 = 857
3. Austin Peay State – 290-280-300 = 870
4. San Francisco – 293-286-297 = 876
5. Tulsa – 298-287-294 = 879
6. South Alabama – 297-293-290 = 880
7. Memphis – 293-294-296 = 883
8. Kansas State – 297-284-307 = 888
9. Mississippi – 295-291-303 = 889
10. Nebraska – 292-304-295 = 891
11. Louisiana-Lafayette – 297-308-290 = 895

Nebraska Results
T-22. Ross Dickson – 74-76-72 = 222
T-22. Kolton Lapa – 70-76-76 = 222
T-33. Nathan Wong – 76-75-73 = 224
T-42. Aaron Wong – 72-77-78 = 227
T-48. Matt Record – 77-78-74 = 229

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