NU Moves Up to 11th at Big Ten Championships
BALTIMORE, Md. - The Nebraska men's golf team jumped up to 11th place at the Big Ten Championships after shooting for a second round score of 283 on Saturday. The Huskers shaved 16 strokes off their first round score of 299, marking the second largest round two improvement in the conference. NU will carry a total score of 582 into the final round of the event on Sunday.
Illinois jumped Ohio State to take the No. 1 spot ahead of the final day of competition with a total score of 549. Ohio State (550), Iowa (563), Penn State (563) and Northwestern (568) round out the top five.
Cameron Jones is still at the top of the Husker lineup after posting a second round score of 70. Jones will look to finish with the highest score on the team as he carries a total score 142 (T-20th) into the final round.
Jace Guthmiller posted the best stroke of the day for the Husker squad, putting up 69 in the second round with 145 total. The junior captain currently sits tied for 36th. Sean Song made improvements for a second round score of 70, tying for 48th overall with a total score of 148.
Jackson Wendling put up a second round stroke of 75 with 149 total. Wendling currently sits tied for 50th. Tanner Owen rounds out the Husker lineup with a second round score of 74 and 151 total, which puts him tied for 56th.
Nebraska will again tee off from the No. 10 hole in Sunday's final round, with the Huskers' tee time set from 7:40 to 8:16 a.m. CT. A full recap of the Big Ten Championships will be posted to Huskers.com following the finalization of results on Sunday.
Big Ten Championships
Fri, Apr. 27 - Sun, Apr. 29
Baltimore, Md. - Five Farms East Course
Par-70 - 7,181 yards
1) Cameron Jones (142, T-20th)
2) Jace Guthmiller (145, T-36th)
3) Sean Song (148, T-48th)
4) Jackson Wendling (149, T-50th)
5) Tanner Owen (151, T-56th)
1) Illinois (549)
2) Ohio State (550)
T-3) Iowa (563)
T-3) Penn State (563)
5) Northwestern (568)
6) Michigan (569)
7) Maryland (570)
T-8) Purdue (575)
T-8) Michigan State (575)
10) Wisconsin (581)
11) Nebraska (582)
12) Minnesota (591)
13) Rutgers (593)
14) Indiana (594)