ST. CLOUD, Minn. (St. Cloud CC) – The Bemidji State University men’s golf team trimmed 10 shots from its day 1 304 (+16) and carded a 294 (+6) to leapfrog two teams and finish the 2015 Husky Invitational tied with Winona State University for second place at 598 (+22).
BSU freshman Cody Cook led the charge for BSU posting a 2-under-par 70 Monday to finish in a five-way tie for sixth place at 147 (77-70/+3). In addition, junior Aaron Leintz was just one stroke back (74-74—148) locked in a tie for 11th place at four over par.
Led by three players among the top six positions on the leaderboard, St. Cloud State University, the event host, took the team title posting rounds of 292 (+4) and 283 (-5) to claim a 23-shot lead over the Warriors, Beavers and the rest of the field. SCSU’s Jack Barnhardt took medalist honors firing a 5-under-par 139 (71-68), which included a blistering 4-under-par 68 on the final round of the event.
The Beavers wrap up the fall portion of their 2015-16 season Oct. 5-6 at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championship at The Jewel Golf Club in Lake City, Minn. The opening 36 holes mark the first half of the unique split-season, cumulative, 72-hole event. The final 36 holes will be played April 9-10 in Smithville, Mo.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).