Brandon Crick, the former NU golfer and 2008 match play champion will face 2007 and last year’s champ John Hurley in today’s 36 hole final of the Nebraska Amateur match play championships at Omaha Country Club.
Crick beat Fremont native Andy Sajevic in 20 holes, and Hurley beat Ryan Neitfeldt 6 and 4 in the semifinals. There were five past match play champions in the quarterfinals, and three in the semifinals.
Nietfeldt rallied from 4 down after eight to beat 2006 winner Patrick Duffy 1-up in the quarterfinals. Crick eliminated 2004 champ Travis Minzel of Lincoln 4 and 3, Hurley beat Wes Bernt of Omaha 2 and 1 and Sajevic defeated David Overman 3 and 2.