WARRENSBURG, Mo. – The Bemidji State University men’s golf team combined for a three-round score of 867 (288-285-294) to finish seventh of 23 teams at The Mule Tuesday afternoon at the Mules National Golf Club in Warrensburg, Mo.
The Beavers were led by seniors Brandon Nelson (71-74-70=215) and Tanner Sperling (72-69-74=215) who each tied for seventeenth individually while fellow senior Chris Swenson was just two strokes behind (73-70-74=217) to tie for 27th individually.
Washburn University took home the team title with a score of 850 (283-280-287) while University of Central Missouri finished second with a score of 853 (282-291-280). Of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference teams competing at the tournament, Bemidji State finished second behind fifth place University of Sioux Falls who combined for a score of 864 (285-293-286), just three strokes infront of the Beavers.
Following Nelson, Sperling and Swenson was junior Ben Corbid who tied for 48th individually with a score of 222 (72-72-78) while freshman Koby Keunzel rounded out the Beavers’s top five with a score of 232 (74-82-76). Sophomore Seth Schricker competed as an individual and tied for 99th with a score of 233 (79-81-73).
The Beavers return to action April 12-13 by traveling to Muskogee, Okla., to compete in the NSU Classic at the Muskogee Golf Club.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU 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).