Beavers cap fall season in 12th at Holiday Inn Express Classic

Beavers cap fall season in 12th at Holiday Inn Express Classic
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Beavers cap fall season in 12th at Holiday Inn Express Classic

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (St. Joseph Country Club) -- The Bemidji State University men's golf team saved its best for last, carding a 14-over-par 302 in the final round of the 54-hole Holiday Inn Express Classic Tuesday in St. Joseph, Mo.

The Beavers finished with a two-day total of 919 (313-304-302) to finish 67 shots over par and 47 strokes off the pace set by the team champion Central Missouri (291-289-292=872/+20). BSU’s effort Tuesday allowed the team to climb two spots in the final standings and finish 12 in the 20-team regional field.

Bemidji State was led by Cody Cook, who tied for 28th individually at +11 (78-73-76=227), led BSU and posted the team's best round of the event on the second round of the first day with a 73 (+1). In addition, Aaron Leintz carded a 230 (79-75-76/+14) to sit in a tie for 40th and Sam Otto posted a 54-hole total of 232 (76-79-77/+16) to tie for 50th.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Joby Gray captured medalist honors firing rounds of 70 (-2), 72 (E) and 70 (-2) to finish 4-under-par (212) and earn a one-stroke edge over the field.

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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).

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