The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, October 11, 2000, Page 9, Image 9

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    Women fall
to ninth in
final round
Entering the final 18 holes of
The Legends tournament, the
NU women’s team was in sixth
place, within striking distance.
When the day ended, though,
the Huskers had fallen to a
ninth-place finish, 24 shots
behind first place Ohio State.
The slide to ninth is because
of a slide by Husker golfer Amy
Roux. After starting the day in a
three-way tie for ninth, Roux
faltered and shot a nine-over
• par 81 to finish the tournament
in 28th place.
In contrast to Roux's per
formance, junior Sarah Sasse
jumped up from eighth place to
a sixth. She once again led the
Huskers for the day and the
tournament. Sasse shot par for
the day and finished the tourna
ment one over par, five shots off
the lead.
Ohio Mate claimed the team
title with a three-round score of |
880. Purdue finished second,
one stroke behind. And third
place went to Michigan State
trailing Ohio State by three
shots. Purdue’s Kari Damron
claimed the individual title
carding a four under par for the
final round and the tourna
NU’s Amanda Sutcliffe, a
junior, also fell down the leader
board from the day before.
Monday, Sutcliffe sat in a three
way tie for 12th. Yet a 75 on
Tuesday left her at +6 for the
tournament. She finished in a
tie for 14th.
The tournament woes for
sophomore Stephanie Schaefer
continued on Tuesday.
Monday, Schaefer had
rounds of 84 and 85. Tuesday’s
18 holes provided a struggle for
. Schaefer when she shot an 89.
The results placed her in a tie
for 86th, 46 shots behind the
Junior Catha Fogelberg
rounded out NU’s day by shoot
ing a 77 to finish in 64th place.
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Men's golf experiences little
success en route to last place
■ No Husker could place
above 30th;the team was
43 shots behind first place.
The Nebraska’s men golf
team finished in a lonely last
place in the 15-team Purina
Classic held in St. Louis,
NU played its final round of
the two-day, 54-hole tourna
ment Tuesday at the Missouri
Bluff Golf Course. Nebraska
came into the day in last place,
just one shot behind Illinois
State University. But the
Huskers failed to deliver on the
last round, shooting a 298.
Nebraska finished the tour
nament with a total score of896,
43 shots behind first place fin
isher Baylor and 10 shots behind
second-to-last Illinois State.
Junior Seth Porter, who pre
viously was in 33rd place, led the
team with a final round score of
73, giving him a tournament
total of220 (+7) and a seven way
tie for 30th place, three spots up
from Monday’s play.
Sophomore Andy McCabe
came into Tuesday’s final round
in a six-way tie for 11th place.
But McCabe shot a score of 79 in
the final round of play, leaving
him with a tournament total of 9
over par and a drop to 39*^
Sophomore Blake Humbles
finished 71st with a tournament
score of+16, while sophomore
Jim Troy finished with a individ
ual tournament-low score of 71
and a 76th place finish
Sophomore Kevin Bryson
finished last among the Huskers
with a final round score of 80
and tournament total of +21 for
a 79th place finish. Eighty-four
golfers participated in the tour
Marty Smith, also a sopho
more, competed in the individ
ual-only portion of the tourna
ment and finished in a seven
way tie for 39th place after
shooting a 77 in the final round
of play, leaving him with a tour
nament total of223.
Smith fell eleven places from
his 28th place finish after
Monday’s 36-hole play.
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Husker tennis player fights
closer to tournament title
Nebraska senior tennis
player Jorge Abos Sanchez may
be the only Husker left in the
ITA All-American
Championships in Stone
Mountain, Ga., but he’s seem
ingly comfortable carrying the
Nebraska flag by himself.
Abos Sanchez, 5-0 at the
tournament, has advanced to
the final 32.
In the first round of the
main draw on Tuesday, Abos
Sanchez blasted sixth-seeded
Eric Jackson of North Carolina
State, 6-3,6-1.
Today, he faces Cesar
Obieta of New Mexico State at 9
a.m., with the winner of the
match advancing to the round
of 16 on Thursday. The tourna
ment's championship match is
set for Oct. 15.
Abos Sanchez is in familiar
ground as he competed at the
main draw of the 1998 tourna
The tournament, which
began on Oct. 6, started with
about 250 of the nation's top
tennis players from nearly
every team in the nation and is
now down to just 32.
Also faring well for the
Huskers was senior Adnan
Hadzillac. Hadzillac won three
matches in the pre-qualifying
session before losing on
Despite going 3-1 and mak
ing it to the round of 32, he did
not receive a “lucky loser” spot
in the main draw, which con
sisted of 64 players to start.
In doubles action, the duo
of Abos Sanchez and junior
Lance Mills fell to Vanderbilt’s
Eddie Coates and Bobby
Reynolds, 8-1 on Tuesday in the
main draw round of 32.
The next action for the
Huskers will be at the TEA Mid
American Championships in
T\ilsa, Okla. on Oct. 19-23.
Life could be a lot
DEFENSE from page 10
And remember one other
thing: This offense - the best rush
ing offense in the nation - can be
NU's best defense. There’s not
much reason to believe it will be
nemeniDer isoa s scoring
explosion, the second-best best
offense in school history (to 1995)1
That team featured statistically the
worst defense in school history.
Absolute worst Gave up 368 total
yards per game. That team was one
point away from a national cham
Take your pick, Husker fans:
No. 1, being 5-0, improving yel
anticipating tough match-ups?
Or getting burned by clearly
superior teams after coasting
through patsies and feeling like
crap to start the New Year - no1
because of the booze but because
of the Blackshirt defense.
No, this isn't 1994, '95, '97 or '99.
Not yet But No. 1 ain’t too shabby.
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