Friday, April 19, 2013

UIS men's golf team faces GLVC challenge

The Great Lakes Valley Conference Men’s Golf Championship starts Sunday in Columbus, Ind., and the University of Illinois Springfield has its work cut out for it.

“At regionals, we didn’t play as well as we would have liked,” UIS coach Frank Marsaglia said of the Prairie Stars tying for 21st place. “Going into the regionals, we had a chance to move up in the standings for postseason, but we actually dropped. The only chance for postseason now is to win the conference championship.

“We have not beaten four of the teams out of the 15. It’s going to be tough to win.”

The GLVC championship begins with 54 holes of stroke play at Otter Creek Golf Course on Sunday and Monday. The top four teams after stroke play will compete Tuesday in medal/match play that will determine the tournament champion.

The team was featured on April 19, 2013 by The State Journal-Register.

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