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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. 

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.