Notes: Nebraska women take 15-shot lead into final round at home meet -
Published Monday, September 9, 2013 at 12:01 am / Updated at 11:41 pm
Notes: Nebraska women take 15-shot lead into final round at home meet

LINCOLN — Nebraska opened its Chip-N Club women’s college golf invitational Monday by shooting 4-under par in the first round at Wilderness Ridge and owns a 15-stroke lead over Central Arkansas entering Tuesday’s final round.

Huskers Cassie Deeg, a sophomore, and senior Steffi Neisen are tied for first at 1-under 143, with teammates Katelyn Wright and Jordan Chael four strokes behind in a tie for sixth.

Katie Kestl was low for UNO, which is in 10th place. Katie Morel paced Creighton, which is in last place.

Team scoring (after 36 of 54 holes): Nebraska 284-296—580, Central Arkansas 303-292—595, Wichita State, 307-292—599, Missouri State 302-312—614, Iowa 306-311—617, UMKC 318-313—631, North Dakota State 316-311—627, Houston Baptist 320-319—639, TAMUCC 321-318—639, UNO 327-318—645, South Dakota 331-320—651, USM 319-336—655, Creighton 330-330—660.

Individual leaders: 1 (tie), Cassie Deeg, NU, 72-71—143; Steffi Neisen, NU, 70-73—143. 3 (tie), Meghan Schuetz, Wichita State, 75-69—144; Malin Senneryd, Central Arkansas, 73-71—144. 5, Sarah Brown, Central Arkansas, 75-67—146. 6 (tie), Katelyn Wright, NU, 71-76—147; Brenna Lervick, South Dakota, 76-71—147; Jordan Chael, NU, 71-76—147. 9, Bryce Schroeder, Wichita State, 75-73—148. 10, Karly Grouwinkel, Iowa, 76-73—149.

Other NU golfers: 60, Morgan Smejkal, 85-83—168. Individuals, Cassidy Stelzmiller 80-78—158, Yoorim Kang 77-82—159, Abbie Hunke 78-84—162, Hannah Luebke 85-83—168.

UNO: 23, Katie Kesti, 80-77—157. 34, Sophie Peters, 83-77—160. 47, Sarah Pravacek, 83-81—164. 57, Makenna Kroeker, 81-86—167. 74, Gentry Carveth, 95-83—178.

Creighton: 31, Katie Morel, 81-78—159. 37, Rachel Thompson, 80-81—161. 64, Kelsey Petersen, 82-87—169. 69, Grace Yowell, 87-85—172. 70, Mary Cathryn Rau, 87-86—173. Annie Pearson (individual) 88-81—169.

Crick, Hurley, Lashley set to play in Nebraska Open

Brandon Crick of McCook and former Nebraskans John Hurley (O’Neill) and Nathan Lashley (Mitchell) are in the field for the Wells Fargo Nebraska Open at Elks Country Club in Columbus. The 54-hole championship, with prize money for the pros of at least $70,000, is Friday through Sunday.

Wil Collins, from Albuquerque, N.M., is not returning to defend his 2012 title. He’s a member of PGA Tour Canada, which has its Tour Championship this weekend in Ontario. He’s won once on that tour this season. Zenon Brown of Arvada, Colo., who lost to Collins in a five-hole playoff, is playing.

Tee times begin at 8 a.m. each day, with the awards ceremony set for 3 p.m. Sunday.

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Stu Pospisil has been The World-Herald's lead writer for high school sports since 1990 and for golf since 1988. He primarily covers football in the fall, basketball and wrestling in the winter and track and field in the spring.

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