Men's Golf Splits on Opening Day of BTMPC

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Junior Adam Schenk was one of three Boilermakers to score a victory in the team win over Nebraska on Friday.
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Junior Adam Schenk was one of three Boilermakers to score a victory in the team win over Nebraska on Friday.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

Feb. 8, 2013

BRADENTON, Fla. - The Purdue men's golf team reached the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Match Play Championship on Friday before falling into the consolation bracket.

The Boilermakers defeated Nebraska, 3-2-0, in the tournament's first round on Friday morning. Junior Adam Schenk (5&4), redshirt freshman David Cooke (3&2) and senior Jakob Ziegler (4&2) each posted individual victories in the match to propel Purdue to quarterfinals.

The sixth-seeded Boilers fell to No. 3 seed Iowa in the quarterfinals by a count of 4-1-0. Sophomore Justin Cho posted the Boilermakers' lone win in the afternoon, defeating Joseph Winslow by a score of 3&1.

Purdue will return to the course at the Concession Club on Saturday at 8 a.m. ET, when it will square off with rival Indiana for the right to advance to the afternoon's fifth-place match. Depending on the result against IU, the Boilers will face either the winner or loser of the Michigan-Northwestern consolation match.