Young's 65 Sparks Men's Golf to Fourth at Illinois State
Sept. 23, 2012
Senior Daily Young fired a six-under-par 65 in Sunday's (Sept. 23) final round to finish second and lead the Missouri State men's golf team to a fourth-place finish at the Weibring Intercollegiate in Normal, Ill.
Young's round vaulted him to a runner-up finish in the tournament with 77-75-65--217, four behind medalist Pep Angles of Central Arkansas, who shot 70-70-73--213. It was Young's second-best career round, one behind the 64 he carded last fall at the UMKC Intercollegiate.
As a team, MSU posted 309-298-287--894, a stroke behind third-place Illinois State and three worse than runner-up Central Arkansas. Illinois ran away with the team title by 21 shots, carding 292-286-292--870.
Wisconsin was fifth at 902, followed by Detroit Mercy (906), Miami (Ohio) and Nebraska (912), Southern Illinois (913), SIU Edwardsville and Northern Illinois (917), Northern Iowa (924), Western Illinois (929), Loyola (931) and Bradley (936).
For the Bears, freshmen Joey Johnson placed 15th after notching a two-under 69 in the last round to go with 77-77 for a 223 total. Freshman Brik Brauburger finished 36th after shooting 81-74-74--229. Junior Eric Straub carded 79-72-80-231 to tie for 39th and Nick Langley shot 76-77-79--232 for 45th place.
The Bears are back in action Oct. 1-2 at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate in Manhattan, Kan.