Women win, men take second in Nebraska Men’s team
The women’s team beat the University of Nebraska Omaha by 21 strokes on Tuesday at the Maverick Invitational.
NDSU jumped to an early lead in the first round leading by seven strokes. In the second round, NDSU led UNO by three strokes, in the third NDSU bested UNO again leading by two strokes. In the final round, NDSU ran away with the lead beating UNO by nine strokes. NDSU won shooting 937 or 73 over par and UNO finished with 958 or 94 over par.
Bison Alexis Thomas finished in second place overall in the tournament, losing narrowly to Mandi Granato from UNO by three strokes. Thomas finished the tournament shooting 231 or 15 over par. Taylor McCorkle finished third trailing behind her teammate Thomas by one stroke. McCorkle finished at 232 or 16 over par. NDSU’s Lexi Geolat finished in sixth place shooting a 235 and Maddie Herzog finished in seventh shooting a 239.
There are no tournaments more scheduled for either the men’s or women’s teams in 2020.
The men’s golf team finished in second place on Tuesday in the Maverick Invitational at Indian Creek in Elkhorn, Nebraska.
The men’s team trailed Bellevue all four rounds of the tournament. Bellevue got off to an early lead after the first round leading by nine strokes. In the second and third rounds, NDSU got bested by two strokes. In the final round, Bellevue separated themselves from the competition outshooting NDSU by eight strokes. The team score results were Bellevue in first place with 870, NDSU with 891, Morningside with 893 and the University of Omaha with 911.
Nate Adams had a team-best score in the tournament shooting a 70 in the final round of the Maverick invitational. Adams birdied three times and eagled on the thirteenth hole. Jack Johnson shot the team best in the nine-hole rounds on Monday shooting a 35. Johnson birdied three times and got two bogies finishing the round one under par. Bison Brock Winter finished fifth overall in the tournament shooting 220 or four over par, Johnson finished sixth tying Brock Winter at 220.