Nebraska men finish up B1G Golf Championships

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Story Courtesy: Nebraska Athletics

Juniors Justin Jennings and Mike Colgate each carded rounds of 76 on Sunday to lead Nebraska in the final round of the Big Ten Championships at Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Ind. The pair helped Nebraska to a 306 team total on Sunday, leaving the Huskers at 918 for three rounds.

The Huskers’ top individual finisher for the tournament was freshman Sean Song. The Omaha native completed three rounds of play with a 226 total, following a 77 on Sunday. Song struggled to a 43 on his first nine at the par-72, 7,242-yard layout, but rallied with an impressive 34 on his second nine, the front nine at Victoria National. Song’s 226 total earned him a tie for 39th place.

Jennings’ 76 on Sunday gave him a three-round total of 230, good for a tie for 52nd place in the championship, while Colgate finished one stroke higher at 231 and finished 54th. Jackson Wendling posted a 77 on Sunday and a 235 total, good for a tie for 60th place. Jace Guthmiller carded an 85 on Sunday and finished in 68th place at 242 strokes. Illinois’ Thomas Detry won the individual title after a 64 on Sunday and a 10-under par 206 total over three rounds.

Nebraska’s 918 total left the Huskers in 13th place for the tournament, three strokes ahead of Wisconsin. Illinois won the team title with an 838 total over three rounds, including a 24-under par 264 on Sunday, winning the team title by 13 strokes over Iowa. Maryland, Michigan and Michigan State rounded out the top five in the team standings.

Nebraska Players

T39. Sean Song 76-73-77=226

T52. Justin Jennings 75-79-76=230

54. Mike Colgate 75-80-76=231

T60. Jackson Wendling 77-81-77=235

68. Jace Guthmiller 73-84-85=242

Team Scoring

1. Illinois 279-295-264=838

2. Iowa 285-281-285=851

3. Maryland 282-291-293=866

4. Michigan 292-287-288=867

4. Michigan State 291-288-288=867

6. Purdue 291-291-291=873

6. Northwestern 292-297-284=873

8. Ohio State 298-296-283=877

9. Penn State 294-293-296=883

10. Indiana 300-302-304=906

11. Minnesota 303-307-300=910

12. Rutgers 309-305-296=910

13. Nebraska 299-313-306=918

14. Wisconsin 304-314-303=921

Link to Full Big Ten Championship Results