The Huskers shot 289 in the
final round for a season-low 54-hole total of 871. Nebraska posted 288 in
Thursday's first round and 294 in Friday's second round. Wichita State took
home the team championship, shooting 836 over three rounds to edge out Brigham
Young by two strokes.
Willman paced his way to a
1-under-par 71 on Saturday en route to a three-round total of 209, which is his
season best. The senior recorded his 12th subpar round of the
2011-12 campaign, breaking 72 in five consecutive rounds. The tie-for-sixth
result marks his second straight top-10 finish as well as his seventh top-20
finish of the season in eight stroke play appearances.
Jordan Reinertson turned in
the best Husker score of the day with his 2-under-par 70 in the final round.
The score marks the junior's season low in 12 rounds as he went on to tie for
48th. Reinertson carded 76 in the first round and 74 in the second
round for his 220 total.
Manuel Lavin tied for 67th
after shooting 1-over-par 73 over the final 18 holes. The sophomore, who has
competed in every tournament for the Huskers this season, had a 76 on Thursday
and a 74 on Friday. Lavin compiled 223 strokes for the tournament.
Ross Dickson and Neil
Dufford tied for 72nd at 224. The pair matched 75s in Saturday's
final round, adding to Nebraska's total. Dickson opened play on Thursday with a
74 before adding a 75 on Friday. Meanwhile, Dufford started with a 1-under-par
71 in the first round before a 78 on Friday.
Ryan Grassel, playing as an
individual, shot 84 on Saturday and tied for 89th. The sophomore
carded 75s in each of the first two rounds for his 234 total.
Wichita State's Rafael
Becker outlasted San Diego's Alex Ching by one stroke to win individual
medalist honors. Becker fired a 6-under-par 66 in the final round en route to
his 54-hole total of 202.
The Huskers return to action
April 9-10 when they travel to Columbia, Mo., to play in the Mizzou
Denver Desert Shootout
March 22-24, 2012
Palm Valley Golf Course
1. Wichita State - 836 (283-281-272)
2. BYU - 838 (274-274-290)
3. Denver - 850 (288-274-288)
T-11. Nebraska - 871 (288-294-289)
T-11. Idaho - 871 (294-284-293)
13. New Mexico State - 873 (293-291-289)
14. Southern Utah - 874 (295-288-291)
15. Creighton - 886 (296-292-298)
T-6. Scott Willman - 209 (67-71-71)
T-48. Jordan Reinertson - 220 (76-74-70)
T-67. Manuel Lavin - 223 (76-74-73)
T-72. Ross Dickson - 224 (74-75-75)
T-72. Neil Dufford - 224 (71-78-75)
T-89. Ryan Grassel - 234 (75-75-84)*
*-competed as an individual outside of Husker lineup