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Huskers Finish 1-2 at Big Ten Match Play

Jeremy Sisson fired a 70 (-2) on Saturday to lead the Huskers, but Nebraska dropped two of three matches at Big Ten Match Play in Palm Coast, Fla., at the Hammock Beach Resort.

After dropping his first matchup against Minnesota’s Harrison Arnold, Sisson picked up a 6&5 win against Rutgers’ Luke Wells before tying Penn State’s Jake Griffin on Saturday afternoon. He finished with a 1-1-1 record to pace the Big Red.  

After Friday mornings practice round against Michigan State, the Huskers dropped their first match to Minnesota 5-0. Evan McDermott, the true freshman from Spring Lake, Mich., lost a close matchup with Minnesota’s Jacob Pedersen, dropping a 1 up decision. McDermott bounced back and won a 3&2 decision over Rutgers’ Weston Jones on Saturday. 

Nebraska bounced back Saturday morning, handling Rutgers 4-1 in the morning match. Will Marshall won a 1 up decision over RU’s Rhett Sellers, and Reed Malleck picked up a 2&1 victory over Rutgers’ James Newton. 

In the Saturday afternoon match, Nebraska lost a close 3-0-2 decision to Penn State. Despite battling back and forth, Caleb Badura tied Penn State’s Jud Langille, and Reed Malleck lost a 2 up decision to PSU’s Jimmy Myers.


vs. Minnesota (Friday PM)

Harrison Arnold (MN) 4&2 over Jeremy Sisson (NEB)

Lincoln Johnson (MN) 2&1 over Will Marshall (NEB)

Jacob Pedersen (MN) 1UP over Evan McDermott (NEB)

Antoine Sale (MN) 4&3 over Quinn Yost (NEB)

Bennet Swavely (MN) 6&5 over Caleb Badura (NEB) 

vs. Rutgers (Saturday AM)

Jeremy Sisson (NEB) 6&5 over Luke Wells (RU)

Will Marshall (NEB) 1UP over Rhett Sellers (RU)

Evan McDermott (NEB) 3&2 over Weston Jones (RU)

Reed Malleck (NEB) 2&1 over James Newton (RU)

Noah Kumar (RU) 5&4 over Caleb Badura (NEB) 

vs. Penn State (Saturday PM)

Jeremy Sisson (NEB) tied Jake Griffin (PSU)

Patrick Sheehan (PSU) 4&3 over Evan McDermott (NEB)

James Allen (PSU) 4&2 over Quinn Yost (NEB)

Caleb Badura (NEB) tied Jud Langille (PSU)

Jimmy Meyers (PSU) 2UP over Reed Malleck (NEB)

Up Next

Nebraska heads west to California for a couple of practice rounds at the PGA West Golf Course in Palm Springs, Calif Feb. 11-12. After that, they will head back to  Palm Springs, competing in The Prestige, hosted by Stanford on the Greg Norman Course. For updates on Nebraska Golf, follow on Twitter/Instagram @HuskersGolf.

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