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Men's Golf Takes First & Third At Home Invite
Posted: Monday, September 25, 2006
EAU CLAIRE - The UW-Eau Claire men's golf team overcame a four stroke deficit to take first place for the second year in a row at the Frank Wrigglesworth Invite while the Eau Claire Gold squad moved up five spots to take third out of 15 teams.
Eau Claire, which shot 296 the first round and 291 the second at the Eau Claire Country Club, pushed St. John's to second place in its surge. The Blugolds ended the competition with 587 strokes while the Johnnies had 590. The Gold team's second day 285 was best in the invite and launched the squad to a third-place 594 score after being in eighth place yesterday. Gustavus Adolphus claimed fourth with 599 while St. Thomas rounded out the top five at 601.
The Blugolds defend their turf well. Last year the two Eau Claire teams succeeded at the home event as well with the regular team winning it all and the Gold team taking second. The Blugolds have won their home event seven times in the past 10 years.
Mike Greer (Sr.-Vadnais Heights, MN/White Bear Lake) came into today leading with a one-under-par 70 on the 6,672-yard course. Today he shot a 73 and slipped to second by one stroke, shooting 143 over the invite behind Edgewood College's John Bailey and his 142 mark.
Mason Milner (Jr.-Onalaska) also fired a 73 on the par-71 course today. That gave him 145 for the event and third overall. Other counting scores were Ben Ziemann (Fr.-Eau Claire/Memorial) and his 149 as well as the 150 Cody Peterson (So.-Chippewa Falls) hit. Ziemann shot par for the day and tied 10th while Peterson tallied 74 today and tied for 14th.
For the Gold group, Rob Norris (Sr.-St. Paul, MN/Cretin-Derham Hall) and Ryan Brockhaus (Sr.-Mayville) led the way by tying for fourth and collecting 146s. Norris' 70 tied for the best round on the day while Brockhaus scored a 72.
The other two scorers to count for Team Gold also tied for a same spot. Cole Stark (Sr.-Eau Claire/Memorial) and Tyler Leis (Sr.-Reedsburg) both had 151 to tie for 17th. Stark matched Norris' 70 and Leis shot 73 today.
The team next hits the links this Friday and Saturday when it participates in Central College's Ryerson Fall Classic in Pella, IA.
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