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Huskers Finish Eighth at Mizzou Intercollegiate
Ross Dickson tied for 31st, turning in his best finish as a Husker.
Photo Courtesy Scott Bruhn/NU Media Relations
Courtesy: NU Media Relations
04/10/2012
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Columbia, Mo. - On a tough day of scoring at The Club at Old Hawthorne on Tuesday, the Nebraska men's golf team shot 312 to finish eighth at the C.O.G. Mizzou Intercollegiate.

The Huskers captured their third top-10 result of the 2011-12 campaign after compiling 907 strokes over 54 holes. On Monday, Nebraska fired 299 and 296 in the first and second rounds, respectively. Tournament host Missouri took home the team title with its 856 total over three rounds.

Senior Scott Willman led the Huskers for the eighth straight tournament, dating back to September's Kansas Invitational. Willman finished seventh at 217, marking his fourth top-10 finish of the season. He posted a 3-over-par 75 in the final round and finished nine shots off the pace, which was set by Ryan Zech of Missouri.

Ross Dickson turned in the second-best Husker score of the tournament at 227 strokes over 54 holes. The freshman tied for 31st, marking his best finish of the season in eight stroke play events. Dickson paced his way to a 6-over-par 78 in Tuesday's final round after shooting 76 and 73 in the first and second rounds, respectively.

Tying for 54th was Neil Dufford, who carded a 79 over the final 18 holes. The junior turned in his best finish in his last seven stroke play events, dating back to the Kansas Invitational in September. Dufford opened with a 79 and 75 on Monday, contributing to his 233 total.

Manuel Lavin tied for 62nd and Jordan Reinertson tied for 66th after Tuesday's final round. Lavin shot 82 in the final round for a three-round total of 235. He posted 73 and 80 on Monday. Meanwhile, Reinertson carded an 80 for the Huskers on Tuesday after a 79 and 77 on Monday. He shot 236 for the tournament.

The Huskers take a three-day break from competition before playing in the Hawkeye Invitational on Saturday and Sunday. Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa will play host to the Hawkeye Invitational.

C.O.G. Mizzou Intercollegiate
April 9-10, 2012
The Club at Old Hawthorne
Par 72 - 7,221 yards

Team Top 10 Results
1. Missouri - 856 (275-289-292)
2. Iowa State - 876 (288-300-288)
3. Austin Peay - 880 (294-292-294)
T-4. IUPUI - 887 (298-286-303)
T-4. Northern Illinois - 887 (295-294-298)
6. Purdue - 894 (300-295-299)
7. Oral Roberts - 900 (302-299-299)
8. Nebraska - 907 (299-296-312)
9. Binghamton - 908 (301-303-304)
10. Belmont - 916 (308-306-302)

Individual Top 10 Results
1. Ryan Zech, Missouri - 208 (67-70-71)
2. Dustin Korte, Austin Peay - 210 (70-69-71)
3. Nate McCoy, Iowa State - 211 (69-71-71)
4. Ted Moon, Belmont - 212 (67-75-70)
5. Jace Long, Missouri - 213 (66-74-73)
6. Emilio Cuartero, Missouri - 216 (73-71-72)
7. Scott Willman, Nebraska - 217 (71-71-75)
T-8. Kurtis Luedtke, Northern Illinois - 219 (73-73-73)
T-8. Scott Fernandez, Iowa State - 219 (71-80-68)
T-8. Rob Van DeVin, IUPUI - 219 (74-73-72)

Nebraska Scores
7. Scott Willman - 217 (71-71-75)
T-31. Ross Dickson - 227 (76-73-78)
T-54. Neil Dufford - 233 (79-75-79)
T-62. Manuel Lavin - 235 (73-80-82)
T-66. Jordan Reinertson - 236 (79-77-80)

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