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Golden Eagle Men’s Golf Team Finishes Eighth at UIU Spring Invite and Peacock Invite
April 8, 2008

Contact: Mitch Bakken- Sports Information Director (218) 281-8414

(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Men’s Golf team took eighth place in both the Upper Iowa Spring Invitational and the Peacock Invitational held in Amana, Iowa on April 5-6.


Andrew Wilson (Jr, South Milwaukee, Wis.) led the Golden Eagles in the UIU Spring Invitational. Wilson tied for 29th place with a score of 83 (40-43). Upper Iowa University won the invitational with a team score of 311.


Upper Iowa Spring Invitational

8 Minnesota-Crookston 336

T 29 Andrew Wilson 40- 43 83

T 32 Steven Busho 40- 44 84

T 32 Brent Groenke 42- 42 84

T 38 Jared Miettunen 38- 47 85

T 47 Jacob Sanders 45- 41 86


Jake Sanders (Fr, Crookston, Minn.) turned in a solid ninth place performance at the UIU Peacock Invitational following a 47th place finish the day before. Sanders shot a 78 (39-39) to close out the weekend invitationals. The Golden Eagles finished with a team score of 329. St. Cloud State won the Peacock Invitational with a team score of 306.


UIU Peacock Invitational

8 Minnesota-Crookston 329

T 9 Jacob Sanders 39- 39 78

T 21 Steven Busho 39- 42 81

T 34 Brent Groenke 41- 43 84

T 44 Jared Miettunen 44- 42 86

T 50 Andrew Wilson 42- 45 87


The Golden Eagle Men’s Golf team returns to action on April 13-15 at the UMC-Concordia-St. Paul Dual and the Concordia-St. Paul Spring Invite at The Jewel Golf Club in Lake City, Minn.


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The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).