Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers in Ninth After Day One at Lamkin Classic

By NU Athletic Communications

San Diego, Calif., – The Nebraska men’s golf team fired a 592 (+16) over 36-holes today on day one of the Lamkin San Diego Classic. NU sits in ninth place out of 15 teams with 18 holes to play tomorrow. Arizona State currently leads the field after shooting 561 (-15) through the first two rounds.

 

NU cupped 15 birdies in round one, led by senior Jackson Wendling, who tallied five. Wendling finished the first round tied for 20th overall after shooting a 72 (E). Jace Guthmiller also ranked in the top 35 after 18-holes as he carded a 73 (+1). Tanner Owen (+2), and Jay Cottam (+3) were also in the top 50 after round one.

 

Wendling led the way in round two as well, firing a 74 (+2) while staying in the top 20 on the overall leaderboard as he sits in a tie for 18th. His nine total birdies led all Huskers in the first two rounds. Wendling will try to earn his first top-25 finish since the 2017 Bayou City Collegiate Classic (he finished 22nd) tomorrow afternoon.

 

Tanner Owen carded a 75 (+3) in round two after his first round 74 (+2) to finish his day at 149 (+5). Owen is currently in a tie for 39th.

 

Nebraska-Kearney transfer Jay Cottam shot 75 (+3) in both rounds to finish tied for 46th after day one while Cameron Jones bounced back from a first round 77 (+5) to shoot a 74 (+2) in round two. Jones now sits in a tie for 53rd place.

 

Jace Guthmiller is tied for 70th after following up his first-round 73 (+1) with an 81 (+9) in round two.

 

Round three will begin tomorrow morning at 10:15 a.m. CT with a shotgun start.

 

How to Follow Along: GolfStat.com will have the live stats throughout the day on Tuesday. Make sure to follow us on Twitter @HuskersGolf for news and updates on the team.

 

Lamkin San Diego Classic

Monday, March 11 – Tuesday, March 12

San Diego, Calif. – San Diego Country Club

Par 72 – 7,033 yards

Live Scoring: GolfStat.com

 

Standings:

  1. Arizona State: 280-281= 561 (-15)
  2. Texas: 283-288 = 571 (-5)
  3. North Carolina: 285-290 = 575 (-1)
  4. St. Mary’s: 283-299 = 582 (+6)
  5. San Diego State: 288-295 = 583 (+7)
  6. Ole Miss: 297-288 = 585 (+9)
  7. Arizona: 291-295 = 586 (+10)
  8. New Mexico: 295-292 = 587 (+11)
  9. Nebraska: 294-298 = 592 (+16)
  10. Colorado State: 295-300 = 595 (+19)
  11. Colorado: 293-303 = 596 (+20)
  12. Louisiana: 293-306 = 599 (+23)
  13. Washington: 300-299 = 599 (+23)
  1. Air Force: 299-309 = 608 (+32)
  2. San Diego: 311-306 = 617 (+41)

 

Nebraska Lineup:

T-18th Jackson Wendling: 72-74 = 146 (+2)

T-39th Tanner Owen: 74-75 = 149 (+5)

T-46th Jay Cottam: 75-75 = 150 (+6)

T-53rd Cameron Jones: 77-74 = 151 (+7)

T-70th Jace Guthmiller: 73-81 = 154 (+10)

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