Bemidji State leads after first round of BSU Invitational
Sunday, September 13, 2009

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Bemidji Town and Country Club) -- The Bemidji State University men’s golf team heads into the final round of the 60th Annual BSU Invitational with the lead after a two-under par 268 Sunday at the par 72, 6,535-yard Bemidji Town and Country Club.

The Beavers hold a one stroke lead over the University of Manitoba, which posted a 287 (-1) to finish as the only other team to post a score under par in the opening round.

Freshman Chris Curb (Bemidji, Minn.) continued on his torrid pace to lead the Beavers firing a 70 (-2) to finish tied for fifth place individually after 18 holes. Jim Foss (Jr., Roseau, Minn.) and Jesse Nelson (So., Pine River, Minn.) rounded out a group of 11 participants that enter the second day of competition with scores under par as each carded a one-under 71.

St. Cloud State University’s Billy Barnhart and Charlie West sit atop the leader board after shooting matching 68 (-4) in the first round.

The 36-hole, 15-team event will conclude Monday. A shotgun start is set for 8:30 a.m. at the Bemidji

Town and Country Club.
60th Annual BSU Invitational
Bemidji Town and Country Club; Bemidji, Minn.
Par 72, 6,535 yards

1. Bemidji State 1 - 286 (-2)
2. Manitoba 1 - 287 (-1)
3. Saint John’s Red - 291 (+3)
4. St. Cloud State 2 - 292 (+4)
5. Concordia-Moorhead 1 - 294 (+6)
6. Minnesota State 1 - 295 (+7)
7. Manitoba 2 - 297 (+9)
8. Saint John’s Blue - 298 (+10)
9. St. Cloud State 1 - 299 (+11)
10. Minnesota State - 306 (+18)
11. Bemidji State 2 - 307 (+19)
12. Minnesota, Crookston 1 - 314 (+26)
13. Concordia-Moorhead 2 - 315 (+27)
14. Minnesota, Crookston 2 - 330 (+42)
15. Minnesota, Morris - 344 (+56)

Bemidji State 1 - 286 (-2)
t5. Curb, Chris - 70 (-2)
t7. Foss, Jim - 71 (-1)
t7. Nelson, Jesse - 71 (-1)
t22. Hill, Casey - 74 (+2)
t22. Moen, Ben - 74 (+2)
t39. Nelson, Garrett# - 77 (+5)
t45. Hansen, Aric# - 78 (+6)
t74. Duea, Nate# - 87 (+15)

Bemidji State 2 - 307 (+19)
t14. Menton, Daniel - 73 (+1)
t39. Priem, Jordan - 77 (+5)
t45. Dale, Josh - 78 (+6)
t53. Johnson, Justin - 79 (+7)
t60. Hougstad, Matt - 81 (+9)

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