Wisconsin Wins Mens Northern Intercollegiate

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Courtesy of uwbadgers.com
 

College CentralMADISON, Wis. - The Badger Mens Golf team won its second consecutive tournament on Sunday at Veronas University Ridge. The Badgers 54-hole team score of 862 (289-276-297) earned the second victory of the fall season by six strokes over the nearest competition, Penn State (285-289-294=868). The teams pair of victories during the fall is the UWs first since Sept. 9-10 and Oct. 9-10, 2000.
 
The five Badger golfers managed to hold off Penn State and Illinois during the final round despite shooting their highest round of the tournament. Garret Jones led the Badger effort with a 54-hole total of 254 (71-69-74). Jones finished in a fourth-place tie with Penn States Ted Neville and Greg Pieczynski to pace the Badgers for the second time this fall. Garrett Chaussard from Illinois was the tournaments medalist with a five-under par 211.
 
Sophomore Adam DeLawyer built on his first-round 68 to finish in a three-way tie for ninth-place at 216 with Marquettes Kyle Murphy and Drakes Jeff Berkshire. DeLawyers first round tied for the meets lowest 18-hole individual effort.
 
Jeff Kaiser climbed the standings on the final day. Kaiser started in a 35th-place tie but thanks to windy conditions during a final-round 71, managed a 20th-place tie with six others including teammate Brian Brodell (72-69-80) at five-over par (221). Kevin Tassistro finished the meet two strokes behind in a 30th-place tie (78-68-77=223).
 
Playing as individuals, Ryan Conn finished tied for 27th (74-70-78=222) while Adam Steinhofer played three solid rounds in his home debut for a 33rd-place tie (73-73-78=224).
 
The Badgers next meet is Sept. 25-26 in Iowa City at the Hawkeye Invitational. The action will take place on the University of Iowas Finkbine Golf Course.
 
Team Results
1. Wisconsin 289 276 297 862
2 Penn State 285 289 294 868
3 Illinois 285 286 299 870
4 Miami of Ohio 299 284 297 880
5 Marquette 300 286 298 884
6 Michigan 299 287 300 886
7 Ball State 293 285 309 887
8 Iowa 297 290 301 888
9 Northern Illinois 293 297 300 890
T10 George Washington 300 296 298 894
T10 Drake 302 294 298 894
12 Akron 307 303 310 920
13 Bowling Green State 301 310 311 922
 
Individual Results
1 Garrett Chaussard, Illinois 68 70 73 211
T2 Brian Carroll, George Washington 71 70 72 213
T2 Danny Zimmerman, Illinois 70 71 72 213
T4 Garrett Jones, Wisconsin 71 69 74 214<\b>
T4 Ted Neville, Penn State 70 71 73 214
 
Wisconsin Results
T4 Garrett Jones 71 69 74 214
T9 Adam DeLawyer 68 73 75 216
T20 Jeff Kaiser 80 70 71 221
T20 Brian Brodell 72 69 80 221