Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Sit Tied for 11th at Cardinal Challenge

By NU Athletic Communications

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. - The Nebraska men's golf team concluded its first day of action at the Cardinal Regional Challenge firing a season-low team score of two over par 286 on Friday. The Huskers are currently tied for 11th out of 16 after round one and will tee off second round play on Saturday morning at 8:12 a.m. CT.

Duke currently sits in first place after a blazing score of 257 and has an 11-shot lead over second place Wake Forest (268) and tournament host Louisville (268).

Senior Jace Guthmiller led the Husker lineup on day one firing a season-best, two-under-par round of 69 (-2), placing him tied for 16th place individually. Guthmiller made four birdies and two bogies on the day.

Senior Jackson Wendling and freshman Tristan Nelko each posted solid one-over-par rounds of 72 (+1), placing them tied for 47th individually in the field.

Junior Tanner Owen carded a two-over-par 73 (+2) and senior Dylan McCabe posted a three-over-par 74 (+3) to close out the scoring for Nebraska after the first 18 holes of play.

The Huskers will be back in action bright and early Saturday morning with the first tee times scheduled for 8:12 a.m. CT. Live stats of the event will be updated here and a recap of the day will be posted to once the results are finalized.

Cardinal Regional Challenge

Friday, Sept. 14 - Sunday, Sept. 16

Simpsonville, Ky. - University of Louisville Golf Club

Par 71 - 7,101 yards

Live scoring: Link


  • Friday, Sept. 14 - 18 holes starting at 8 a.m. CT
  • Saturday, Sept. 15 - 18 holes starting at 8 a.m. CT
  • Sunday, Sept. 16 - 18 holes starting at 7:30 a.m. CT


1) No. 17 Duke (257)
T-2) No. 28 Wake Forest (268)
T-2) No. 48 Louisville (268)
T-4) No. 23 South Florida (277)
T-4) Western Kentucky (277)
6) Mississippi State (280)
T-7) Louisiana-Monroe (281)
T-7) Lamar (281)
9) No. 20 North Carolina (284)
10) Cincinnati (285)
T-11) Nebraska (286)
T-11) No. 27 Kentucky (286)
T-13) Louisiana Tech (287)
T-13) Charlotte (287)
15) East Tennessee State (290)
16) Louisiana (292)

Nebraska Lineup

1) Jace Guthmiller (69, T-16th)
T-2) Jackson Wendling (72, T-47th)
T-2) Tristan Nelko (72, T-47th)
4) Tanner Owen (73, T-60th)
5) Dylan McCabe (74, T-71st)


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