BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University men’s golf team jumped up four spots on the final day of the Bemidji State University Men’s Golf Invite after shooting the day’s best team score of 293. The Beavers finished second in the tournament after combining for a score of 604 (311-293) and finished eight strokes behind first-place Concordia College-Moorhead.
Senior Brandon Nelson (76-72) and junior Seth Schricker (80-68) each led the Beavers and tied for fourth individually by shooting 148 in two rounds while Schricker’s score of 68 on the second day was the low round for the tournament.
Concordia-Moorhead’s Mason Plante and Minnesota State Universty, Mankato’s Ben Laffen each tied for first with scores of 143 while Plante was awarded the top medalist after a tie breaker ruling.
Nelson and Schricker were followed by Koby Kuenzel (76-76=152), Alex Iverson (79-78=157) and Jack Southard (81-77=158) who were within the Beavers’ top five. Also competing in the tournament as individuals were Tanner Wanous (76-74=150), Tate Usher (74-78=152), TJ Raden (78-80=158), Bailey Johnston (80-79=159), Max Karnik (82-78=160) and Gordon Skaar (82-82=164).
Bemidji State will travel to Muskogee, Okla., next week to continue its fall season and will compete in the Northeastern State Invitational held at Muskogee Country Club, Sept. 20-21.
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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).