Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Men's Golf - UIS' Goecks wins golf event in Puerto Rico

University of Illinois Springfield senior Nathan Goecks shot a 3-under-par 69 in the final round and won medalist honors at the UIS Island Getaway at Rio Mar Country Club Tuesday.

Goecks defeated runner-up Colton Godwin of Valdosta State by six strokes at the River Course and had a two-day total of 4-under-par 140 in the final tournament of the fall season.

A 71 in the first round, Goecks earned his fourth career victory, the most of any UIS golfer.

The Prairie Stars shot a 596 as a team. Valdosta State won with 589.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on October 25, 2016.

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