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

Contact the writer: Stu Pospisil

stu.pospisil@owh.com    |   402-444-1041    |  

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.

Creighton Prep holds off Islanders
Griswold's Topham leads western Iowa's Drake Relay qualifiers
Explosive device blows hole in windshield, damages another car
Warriors capture Metro tourney title
Warren, Bluejays shut out Villanova
Financial picture improving for city-owned Mid-America Center
Want a different garden? Turn to your local greenhouse, nursery
19-year-old arrested in connection with March shooting
Huskers drop first game in Northwestern doubleheader
Vets can compete for start-up cash
Inmate sues Nebraska prison system, says he can't write, visit wife
No injuries after fire at midtown's old Mercer Mansion
Cab ride to airport (or anywhere in Omaha) could soon cost more
17 senators in Nebraska Legislature hit their (term) limits
Coming to Omaha: fun-focused sports league where every kids gets a trophy, parents promise to keep cool
Keystone XL pipeline backers blast 'political expediency' as foes hail ruling to delay decision
Midlands marathoners resolute after tragedy in Boston: 'We're going to keep running'
Nebraska could make a call to the majors
Iowa gets nearly $72M in yearly tobacco payment
What to watch: Series premiere of 'Tobacco Wars' on CMT
29-year-old Omahan arrested for 22nd time in Lincoln
Iowa Gov. Branstad's priorities not OK'd as adjournment nears
Nebraska senators to study tax issues over break
Portion of Saddle Creek Road closed after water main break
Teenager arrested after woman's purse is snatched outside Omaha store
ON TWITTER »

VIDEO »
Deadline Deal thumbnail
The Jaipur in Rockbrook Village
Half Off Fine Indian Cuisine & Drinks! $15 for Dinner, or $7 for Lunch
Buy Now
PHOTO GALLERIES »
< >
SPOTLIGHT »
Blog: Dirk's 'Mad Chatter'
Dirk Chatelain offers his thoughts on the latest news from around the sports world, complete with links to the best articles, opinion columns, YouTube videos and more.
Civic Auditorium Timeline
World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel asked readers for their favorite memories of the Civic Auditorium. We combined their submissions with a few key events or moments in the auditorium's history.
CWS: Banner Years
The College World Series historical database, a growing home for historical information about past NCAA baseball championships, which have been played in Omaha since 1950.
Downtown Omaha event map
Discover the area surrounding the CenturyLink Center, TD Ameritrade Park and downtown Omaha -- including restaurants, arts & entertainment venues, hotels and local retail outlets.
Facebook: Tom Shatel's page
Get Tom Shatel's sports columns delivered straight to your Facebook feed.
Follow Tom Shatel on Twitter
Get instant analysis and commentary from World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel on Twitter.
Nebraska high school basketball's greatest night
Four elite teams. Two buzzer-beaters. One packed house. On March 11, 1989, the stars aligned and produced the best night in Nebraska high school basketball history.
Shatel's blog
Check out the latest from World-Herald sports columnist Tom Shatel.
Shatel: Tom's Take on 20 Unforgettable Years in Sports
Get World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel's book "Shatel: Tom's Take on 20 Unforgettable Years in Sports."
Super Bowl: Through the years
The Super Bowl is a yearly media madhouse. See how The World-Herald sports section's front pages portrayed each of the Super Bowl victories won by those players celebrated in our Mt. Rushmore of Super Bowl QBs.
Talk sports with World-Herald reporters
World-Herald reporters log on to talk about the latest news surrounding the Huskers, Jays, Mavericks, high schools sports and more. Check out the upcoming chat schedule or replay the latest discussions with the fans.
The disappearance of small-town football
Friday night lights across rural Nebraska are going dark. But one town, in its last season of gridiron independence, proved that school spirit is stronger than ever.
The Nebraska 100
In an historic 2005 series, The World-Herald selected the state’s all-time top 100 athletes. In a new web exclusive, see the digitized collection for the first time.
2013 college football preview
View our 2013 college football preview, a 26-page, three-part section filled with coverage of the Huskers, Big Ten conference and more.
Big Red Bowl Retrospective
See complete historical results, game recaps and photo coverage from the Nebraska Cornhuskers college football bowl game appearances, from the 1941 Rose Bowl up to today.
WORLD-HERALD ALERTS »
Want to get World-Herald stories sent directly to your home or work computer? Sign up for Omaha.com's News Alerts and you will receive e-mails with the day's top stories.
Can't find what you need? Click here for site map »