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Golden Eagle Men's Golf Finishes Fifth at Fall Central Region Invite
September 26, 2007

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

(Detroit Lakes, Minn.)- The Golden Eagle Men's Golf team moved up one place on the final day of the Fall Central Region Invitational to take fifth place with a team score of 610. Winona State University won the Invitational by 12 strokes, finishing with a score of 582. Missouri Western State University finished second with a team score of 594.

Jake Sanders (Fr., Crookston, Minn.) had a brilliant second day, moving from out of the top ten to finishing tied for sixth with a two day score of 146. Sanders was just three strokes off the pace set by Aaron Lisenbee (Missouri Western) who finished with a -1 (143).

Team                            1      2              Final

Steven Busho               70 – 81             151

Jake Sanders                74 – 72             146

Jared Miettunen            78 – 76             154

Brent Groenke              78 – 81             159

Andrew Wilson             86 – 90             176


Individuals                    1      2            Final

Steve Zutz                    73 – 83             156

Brandon Martin             82 – 84             166

Marcus Ramsey             86 – 89             175

Nick Nelson                   97 – 95             192

The team returns to the links on September 29-October 1 as they participate in the Winona State Fall Invite. The invitational is held at the Bridges Golf Club in Winona, 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).