NEB MGOLF: Three Huskers Tabbed Big Ten Preseason Honorees

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Courtesy: UNL Media Relations

Michael Colgate, Justin Jennings and Jackson Wendling were each named to the Big Ten Men’s Golf Preseason Honorees List, released by the conference on Wednesday.

Colgate paced the Huskers last season with a 74.29 stroke average in 31 rounds. The senior from Sarasota, Fla., produced four top-20 finishes and had each of his rounds count toward NU’s score.

Jennings, a senior from Amarillo, Texas, also played in every tournament in 2015-16, and managed two top-20 finishes. He earned a 75.13 stroke average in 31 appearances.

Wendling played in all but one tournament for the Huskers, and produced a 75.71 stroke average in 28 rounds. The sophomore from Effingham, Ill., managed five subpar rounds and a pair of top-20 finishes.

The Huskers open their 2016-17 campaign Sept. 11-13 at the Badger Invitational at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wis.