Mackenzie-Olson earns silver medal as Beavers place 5th at Watkins Invitational

Mackenzie-Olson earns silver medal as Beavers place 5th at Watkins Invitational
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Mackenzie-Olson earns silver medal as Beavers place 5th at Watkins Invitational

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University men’s golfer Ian Mackenzie-Olson fired a one-over par 145 (75-70) at the JR Watkins Invitational to help the BSU men’s golf team to a fifth-place finish. The Beavers totaled a team score of 599 (302-297) and finished just five strokes back of the top two teams.

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Washburn University took home the team title with a score of 592 (298-294) while Minot State University came in second with 594 (298-296). Third, fourth and fifth place was separated by just two strokes with University of Arkansas-Fort Smith placing third (296-301=597) and Minnesota State University, Mankato placing fourth (299-299=598).

Junior Brennan Hockman followed Mackenzie-Olson and tied for seventh individually after carding 147 (73-74, +3) while Matthew Gregg (79-74=153), Chris Swenson (75-83=158) and Tanner Sperling (82-79=161) round out the Beaver’s top five scorers.

BSU continues the fall season by traveling to Lemont, Ill., Oct. 1-2  to compete in the Cog Hill Invitational hosted by Lewis University.

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