Senior Dan Starzinski records first Top-25 finish
LINCOLN, Neb., -- Senior Dan Starzinski concluded his best week of the 2021 season with a final round of 73 (+2) on Sunday to tie for 21st place at the Nebraska Git-R-Done Husker Invitational.
Starzinski finished with a 54-hole total of 220 (+7). It was his first Top-25 finish of the season and the 17th of his Wyoming career.
Cowboy junior Bryce Waters completed the week three strokes back of Starzinski at 223 (+10) to tie for 32nd. UW sophomore Kirby Coe-Kirkham posted a three-round total of 226 (+13) to tie for 37th.
Both Waters' and Coe-Kirkham's finishes were their highest of the 2021 season. Sophomores Jared Edeen and Tyler Severin rounded out Wyoming's scoring for the week. Edeen placed 51st at 233 (+20), and Severin finished at 234 (+21) to tie for 54th. Wyoming junior Carl Underwood, playing as an individual, tied for 42nd at 228 (+15). The Pokes finished ninth out of nine teams in the field, concluding with an 898 (+46) total.
Kansas State and Minnesota tied for the team title at 852 (Even) for the tournament. The individual title was won by Angus Flanagan of Minnesota, who shot a 66 (-5) in the final round to win by one stroke over Tim Tillmanns of Kansas State. Flanagan posted a 54-hole total of 207 (-6), and Tillmans finished at 208 (-5).
The tournament was played at the Firethorn Golf Club in Lincoln, Neb. The course measured 7,040 yards and played to a par of 71.
Wyoming will conclude the 2021 regular season next Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24 at the BYU Cougar Classic in Provo, Utah. That will be followed by the Mountain West Conference Championship on Friday and Saturday, April 30 and May 1 in Tucson, Ariz.
Final Team Standings From the 2021 Wyoming Cowboy Classic
1. Kansas State, 289-285-278=852 (Even)
Minnesota, 290-283-279=852 (Even)
3. Michigan State, 291-278-290=859 (+7)
4. Nebraska, 289-293-289=871 (+19)
5. Eastern Michigan, 306-286-292=884 (+32)
6. Oral Roberts, 307-290-289=886 (+34)
ULM, 299-297-290=886 (+34)
8. UMKC, 304-297-289=890 (+38)
9. Wyoming, 306-289-303=898 (+46)
Wyoming Cowboys Team Members
T21 Dan Starzinski, 76-71-73=220 (+7)
T32 Bryce Waters, 75-68-80=223 (+10)
T37 Kirby Coe-Kirkham, 78-71-77=226 (+13)
T51 Jared Edeen, 77-79-77=233 (+20)
T54 Tyler Severin, 78-80-76=234 (+21)
Playing as an Individual
T42 Carl Underwood, 74-80-74=228 (+15)
* University of Wyoming press release
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