Hutchinson CC Sports Information
VALENTINE, Nebraska – The No. 10-ranked Hutchinson Community College men's golf team shot a 302 on Tuesday and moved up one rung on the team ladder during the final round of South Dakota State University's "The Jackrabbit) at the Prairie Club.
The Blue Dragons finished 11th in the 13-team 54-hole tournament, finishing ahead of NCAA Division I programs Nebraska-Omaha and University of North Dakota. Hutchinson had rounds of 303, 307 and 302 over three days of tough and different scoring conditions.
The Blue Dragons had one golfer under par on Tuesday. Freshman Charlie Crockett posted his sixth under-par round with a 1-under 71. Charlie Herbert shot a 1-over 73 and Peyton Austin and Nathan McCulloch had 79s as scored the Blue Dragons had to count. J.T. Engelbart had an 83.
Crockett finished as the low Blue Dragon at 8-over 224. Crockett had rounds of 77 and 76 in the opening round.
Herbert was 41st at 12-over 228. Austin tied for 44th at 230. McCulloch tied for 47th at 231 and Engelbart was 70th with a 248.
Blue Dragon individual player Lake Leroux shot a final-round 79 on Tuesday and closed out tied for 47th at 231.
The University of Kansas won the team title with a 54-hole total of 845 (282-282-281). Central Florida was second at 856 and Missouri-Kansas City was third at 874.
Kansas' Harry Hiller was the individual champion at 11-under 205, defeating UCF's Kyler Tate by five strokes.
The Blue Dragons have two more fall tournaments remaining. Hutchinson next plays at the District Preview at Wildhorse Golf Club in Gothenburg, Nebraska, next Monday and Tuesday.