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Steven Busho Wins Concordia University Invite
April 16, 2008

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


(Lake City, Minn.)- The Golden Eagle Men’s Golf team returned to the Jewel Golf Club in Lake City, Minn. yesterday to play in the Concordia University Spring Invite. Steven Busho (Sr, Blooming Prairie, Minn.) shot a solid round of 74 (36-38) to finish the day tied for first place. The Golden Eagles as a team finished in seventh place shooting a team score of 325. Minnesota State University closed out the day with the team win, shooting a score of 309.

In addition to his first place finish at the Concordia University Invite, Busho won the overall title with the best combined scores from the Golden Bear Invite and the Concordia University Invite. He tied for fourth on April 14 shooting a 71 (36-35) and won the all-around on April 15 with his 74 (36-38). Jimmy Fromm from Minnesota State tied for second after day one with a score of 70. Busho shot a 71 on the first day to fall one stroke behind Fromm. Day two was used as the tie breaker and Busho’s score of 74 beat Fromm's day two score of 75 to earn Busho first place.

7 Minnesota-Crookston 325
T 1 Steven Busho 36- 38 74
T 23 Jacob Sanders 44- 36 80
T 47 Brent Groenke 42- 43 85
T 50 Jared Miettunen 42- 44 86
T 58 Andrew Wilson 44- 44 88

The Golden Eagles travel to Bemidji, Minn. on Friday, April 18 for the BSU / UMC Dual at the Bemidji Town and Country Club. The season winds down at the NCAA Super Regional at the Red Hawk Run Golf Club in Findlay, Ohio on May 5-7.

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics website at www.goldeneaglesports.com.

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).