Benson finsihes near top of the leaderboard at UIU Spring Invite
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Benson finsihes near top of the leaderboard at UIU Spring Invite

WATERLOO, Iowa (Sunnyside CC) -- The Bemidji State University men’s golf team finished fifth at the 10-team Upper Iowa Invitational in Waterloo, Iowa, April 3-4. The Beavers totaled 635 (+59) to sit 17 strokes behind the leaders in the team competition. Senior Andrew Benson paced the team, carding matching rounds of 76 (+4) in the 36-hole event at Sunnyside Country Club to finish with an eight-over-par 152, just four strokes off the lead in fourth place.

The Beavers now shift their focus back to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships, April 11-12. The Beavers enter the final two founds of the split-season , 72-hole event in third place at 27 over par (300-295–595). BSU’s Benson is just one stoke out of medalist contention, tied for third place at 144 (+2). The final 36 holes of the event will be played at Quarry Oaks, Golf Course in Omaha, Neb.

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