Wildcats tied for Fifth at Big 12 Championship
“Having the second best round of the day is obviously a positive after a tough day yesterday,” said head coach Tim Norris. “Today’s round is only going to help their confidence. These guys are sharp enough to know that the ball didn’t bounce our way yesterday and are smart enough to put that behind them. This is the conference championship and we have had such a good year that I know that one bad round is not going to matter to this guys. They are really fired up to get out there and play the final round tomorrow.”
Senior Robert Streb continued his strong championship after shooting a 3-under par 67 in the third round. Streb’s 67 is the lowest 18-hole score at the Big 12 Championship in
“Today was just a great round by Robert (Streb), who is having a terrific tournament,” said Norris. “He has a chance to win the tournament tomorrow and I know that is exciting for him and the guys are really fired up about it as well. It is good to see your senior playing well. It will be an excited day for Robert (Streb) as well the rest of the Wildcats tomorrow.”
Atop the leaderboard for the second straight day is top-ranked
Joe Ida carded his best round of the tournament with a 1-over par 71 moving him into a tie for 22nd place with a three round score of 16-over par 226. Sophomore Daniel Wood fired his second consecutive 5-over par 75 of the tournament and is now in a tie for 34th place with a 20-over par 230.
Sophomore Kyle Smell is in a tie for 42nd place with a 22-over par 232. Mitchell Gregson is in 51st place with a 24-over par 234 heading into the final round.
The Big 12 Championship concludes Wed. April 29, with an 18-hole final round starting at 8:00 a.m. (CST). For live scoring log on to golfstat.com.
Big 12 Championship
Prairie Dunes Country Club
Par 70, 6,701 yards
Team Scores: 1.
Top Individuals: 1. Bill Allcorn, Baylor, 68-71-70209 (-1); 2. Morgan Hoffmann, Oklahoma State, 71-71-68210 (E); 3. Robert Streb, Kansas State, 69-75-67211 (+1); T4.
K-State Individuals: 3. Robert Streb, 69-75-67211 (+1); T22. Joe Ida, 77-78-71226 (+16); T34. Daniel Wood, 80-75-75230 (+20); T40. Kyle Smell, 83-73-76232 (+22); 51. Mitchell Gregson, 78-79-77234 (+24)