Curb leads BSU men to Concordia Invite title
Saturday, September 12, 2009

MOORHEAD, Minn. (The Meadows Golf Club) -- Behind a blistering seven-under, 137 from freshman Chris Curb (Bemidji, Minn.), the Bemidji State University men's golf team captured the team title at the Concordia Invitational in Moorhead today.

Entering the final round with a seven stroke lead over the field at 283, the Beavers added to their lead on day two carding a 282 (-6) to finish the tournament with 565 (-11) at the par-72, 6,765-yard Meadows Golf Club. The Beavers captured the team title by 17 strokes over their nearest competitor University of Manitoba (582 +6).

Three BSU student-athletes finished the 36-hole event under par paced by Curb who took top individual honors with a 69-68--137 (-7). Jim Foss (Jr., Roseau, Minn.) was two shots back in second place at 68-71--139 (-5), while Casey Hill (So., Virginia, Minn.) rounded out the top five at two-under-par (71-71--142).

Bemidji State's second team finished the event in eighth led by Josh Dale (Sr., Pequot Lakes, Minn.) and sophomore Justin Johnson who each carded 150 (+6).

Bemidji State returns home tomorrow to host the 60th Annual BSU Invitational. Opening round tee times are set to begin at 11:08 a.m. with a final round shotgun start slated for 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Bemidji Town and Country Club.

Concordia Invitational
Village Green Golf Club - Moorhead, Minn.
The Meadows Golf Club - Moorhead, Minn.
Par 72, 6,765 yards

1. Bemidji State 283 282 565
2. University of Manitoba 290 292 582
t3. University of Manitoba 297 291 588
t3. Concordia College (Minn.) 292 296 588
5. Northern State 306 299 605
6. Concordia Gold 301 307 608
7. North Dakota State 306 303 609
8. Bemidji State White 303 308 611
9. Minnesota, Crookston 314 309 623

Bemidji State - 283-282--565 (-11)
1. Chris Curb 69 68 137
2. James Foss 68 71 139
5. Casey Hill 71 71 142
t9. Jesse Nelson 75 72 147
36. Ben Moen 79 77 156

Bemidji State White - 303-308--611 (+35)
t16. Josh Dale 72 78 150
t16. Justin Johnson 79 71 150
t37. Jordan Priem 77 80 157
t40. Daniel Menton 75 83 158
47. Matt Haugstad 81 79 160

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