Bison Men Finish 2nd to Wrap Up Fall Schedule
Published: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 14:10
The NDSU men’s golf team finished their fall schedule on a high note at the Bill Ross Intercollegiate in Kansas City Tuesday, finishing second.
The Bison finished the 54-hole tournament with an 872, shooting a 296 in the final round, to finish two shots behind host Kansas City. NDSU was four shots back after the first two rounds Monday.
Senior Nathan Anderson shot an even-par 72 in the final round to move from fourth place to a second-place finish at 3-under 213, three shots behind individual champion Easton Key of Arkansas State.
Freshman Connor Holland jumped from 14th place to an 8th place tie with an even-par 72 in the final round and finished 2-over 218. Holland’s performance was six shots better than his previous tournament low.
Trent Olson tied for 18th place with a 222, Bill Carlson tied for 28th with a 225, and Nate Varty tied for 52nd with a 229.
The Bison have finished first or second in all five fall tournaments and has dropped its team scoring average by 20 shots since 2009-10. Anderson won two tournaments, leading the Bison with a 71.86 average. Olson’s average of 72.79 is second best on the team. Carlson is third at 73.07, Holland is fourth at 75.07, and Varty is fifth at 76.86.
The Bison are off until February.