Bears Finish Second, Fall a Stroke Short in Arizona
Feb. 28, 2012
The Missouri State men's golf team finished second Tuesday (Feb. 28) at the WSU/Snowman Getaway, coming up a stroke short despite firing the best round of the day.
The Bears shot a five-under-par 283 to go with Monday's 292-303 for an 878 total, one behind champion UMKC. The Kangaroos posted 288-304-285--877 in three trips around the par 72, 7015-yard Palm Valley Golf Club in suburban Phoenix.
Junior Daily Young finished seventh for the Bears in the medalist race, posting 72-75-69--216. Sophomores Nick Langley and Eric Straub were second for MSU and tied for 15th overall with 222 totals. Langley posted 74-77-71 while Straub carded 73-77-72. Senior Jordan McLaurin shot 73-74-77--224 to tie for 23rd and senior Will Hogan tied for 35th with 78-77-71--226.
The rest of the team standings had North Carolina-Greensboro third (890), followed by St. John's and British Columbia (891), host Washington State (892), Utah State (898), SIU Edwardsville (899), Utah Valley (902), Loyola of Maryland (905), Gonzaga (914), Bradley (915), Seattle (931), North Dakota (935), St. Bonaventure (963) and South Dakota (986).
The Bears are idle next week and return to action March 11-13 at the Louisiana Tech Classic.