Former Husker golfer Brandon Crick qualified for the U.S. Open after tying for sixth at the Memphis, Tenn. sectional qualifier on Monday. Crick earned one of nine spots at Colonial Country Club, finishing with a 5-under-par 138 total over 36 holes.
Crick started on the South Course of Colonial Country Club, with a 2-under-par 70 with the performance. On the North Course, Crick finished at a 3-under-par 68.
Crick lettered for Nebraska in 2009 and 2010, winning four individual titles in the process. His 73.32 career stroke average ranks second on NU’s all-time list.
Former Huskers Ryan Lenahan and Judd Cornell also competed in Golf’s Longest Day on Monday but each fell short in their bids for a trip to the U.S. Open. Lenahan produced rounds of 72 and 65 at Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Ohio for a 3-under-par 137 total. He missed the qualifying cut by two strokes and will represent the second alternate. Lenahan lettered for the Huskers in 2003 and from 2005 to 2007.
Cornell shot 77 and 75 at Old Warson Country Club in St. Louis, Mo. for a 4-over-par 152 total. He lettered for NU from 2003 to 2006.