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Men's Golf Wins Third Straight Mike Lalaeff Invitational

Men's Golf Wins Third Straight Mike Lalaeff Invitational
Friday, October 12, 2018
Men's Golf Wins Third Straight Mike Lalaeff Invitational

CROWN POINT, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest men's golf team captured their third consecutive Mike Lalaeff Memorial Invitational Title at the White Hawk Country Club on Friday.

The Pride shot a 299 during day two of the tournament, cutting 13 strokes off their first round score to give them a two-day total of 611.

Ryan Wells (Dyer, Ind./Lake Central) led PNW with his second place finish after shooting a 73 on Friday which cut five strokes from the day before which gave him a two-day score of 151. Jacob Plummer (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria Community) shaved two points from his first round for a tie for third place after shooting a 75 to give him a total of 152.

Payton Smith (Cedar Lake, Ind./Hanover Central) placed next for PNW, shooting a 74 in the second round which gave him a total score of 153 which landed him in fifth place. Brian Brzycki (Griffith, Ind./Griffith) rounded out the scoring for PNW after shooting a 77 in the second round that gave him a 159 for the tournament.

Rounding out the PNW Gold Team was Chase Picken (Manito, Ill./Midwest Central) who shot a second round score of 83 which gave him a two-round total of 161.

For the PNW Black team, Alex Bishop (Litchfield, Ill./Litchfield) and Leo Govert (Crown Point, Ind./Crown Point) led the way in the tournament, shooting a 159 for the two rounds which landed them tied for seventh place. Jake Nietfeldt (Peotone, Ill./Peotone) was the next finisher for PNW Black as he improved on seven strokes from the first round and shot a 163.

Michael Goodman (Dyer, Ind./Mount Carmel) had the biggest improvement for PNW in the tournament, cutting 10 strokes off his first round score to shoot a 82 which gave him a two-round score of 174. Mitchell Hudson rounded out the PNW golfers after shooting a 88 in the second day gave him a tournament score of 180.

PNW Men's Golf concludes their fall season as the Pride will return to the golf course for the spring season. 

10/12/2018 
Mike Lalaeff Memorial Invite (Crown Point, Ind.)
TEAM RESULTS: 1. Purdue Northwest (A) 312-299-611; 2. Illinois Central College 320-305-625; 3. Purdue Northwest (B) 338-317-655; 4. Olivet Nazarene 327-331-658; 5. Robert Morris (Ill.) 359-367-716

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS: 2. Ryan Wells 78-73-151; T3. Jacob Plummer 77-75-152; 5. Payton Smith 79-74-153; T7. Brian Bryzcki 82-77-159; T7. Alex Bishop 81-78-159; T7. Leo Govert 80-79-159; T11. Chase Picken 78-83-161. 13. Jake Nietfeldt 85-78-163; T18. Michael Goodman 92-82-174; 24. Mitchell Hudson 92-88-180.