Men's Golf

BULLDOG GOLFERS TIE FOR THIRD AT OWN FERRIS STATE INVITE

Solid Final Round Moves Host Ferris Up In The Final Results

Nick Pexa
Sophomore Nick Pexa had the Bulldogs' best score at the two-round Ferris State Bulldog Invitational with a seventh-place tying 144-stroke total.
Sophomore Nick Pexa carded a team-leading 144 score to place tied for seventh place as the Ferris State men's golf team began its 2006-07 season by finishing tied for third place at the 36-hole Ferris State Bulldog Invitational Saturday (Sept. 16)in Big Rapids, Mich.

The Bulldogs, which totaled a 13-over-par 589-stroke total, posted a 303 first-round score and then followed up with a 286 in the afternoon's final-round play on the par 72, 6,676-yard Katke Golf Course.

Grand Valley State won the 10-team event with a final total of two-over-par 578 after besting second-place Saginaw Valley State in a playoff. The Cardinals claimed two of the top three individual finishers, which included medalist Adam Miller's 140-stroke total. Lewis matched Ferris State's team score to tie for third and Wayne State captured fifth place as a result of compiling a 591 score.

Senior Jeff Carlson tied for 18th place at 146 (73-73=146, +2). Freshman Kurt Valley shot a 26th-place tying 148 (78-70=148, +4) in his first collegiate match while senior Brody Moreland posted a 151 score (79-72=151, +7) to finish 36th.

Senior Kyle Mason recorded a 152 (79-73=152, +8) and wound in a 37th-place deadlock.

Taking part as non-scoring individuals were sophomore Eric Dovre and freshman Eric Lilleboe. In his first match as a Bulldog, Dovre claimed a tie for 12th place after notching a 145 (74-71=145, +1) while Lilleboe produced a 148-stroke total (75-73=148, +4) to gain a five-way tie for 26th in his initial appearance at the collegiate level.

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