Golden Eagle Men’s Golf Finishes Ninth at NSIC Fall Championship
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(Woodbury, Minn.)- The first of three tournaments to decide the 2008-09 NSIC Men’s Golf Championship took place on Sunday and Monday, September 14-15 at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Woodbury, Minn. St. Cloud State (295-294=589) holds a one stroke lead over Minnesota State (301-289=590) after the first of three tournaments. Minnesota State’s Jon Herzog shot back to back rounds of 71 to finish with a 142 and a three stroke lead over four other players. The second of three rounds of the NSIC Men’s Golf Championship will be September 29-30 with rounds of 36 and 18 at the Hastings C.C. in Hastings, Minn. The final event will be two rounds of 18 played April 12-13 at The Jewel in Lake City, Minn. A total of 126 holes will be used to determine the 2008-09 NSIC Men’s Golf Champions.|
The Golden Eagle Men’s Golf team shot the second highest team score of 321 on the first day of the NSIC Fall Conference Championships to put the team in a big deficit. The Golden Eagles responded on the second day, shooting a 298 to move the team into ninth place on the weekend. Leading the way for UMC was Jared Miettunen (So, Virginia, Minn.) who shot a 153 (76-77) to tie for 31st place.
9 Minnesota-Crookston 321 298 619
T 31 Jared Miettunen 76 77 153
T 33 Jon Blazek 80 74 154
T 35 Jacob Sanders 82 73 155
T 39 Jack Hanna 83 74 157
48 Peter Follese 84 80 164
The team heads to the Winona State Fall Invite at The Bridges Golf Club on September 20-21.
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