Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Men's Golf: UIS men’s golf places fifth at tourney

The University of Illinois Springfield men’s golf team slipped two spots in the standings after Day 1 and ended up with a fifth-place finish on Tuesday in the Dan Salisbury Memorial Tournament at The Rail Golf Course.

UIS came into the final round in third place after shooting a team score of 291 on Monday.

But the Prairie Stars shot a 305 on Tuesday and finished the meet with a 596.

Sebastian Trujillo and Daniel Miller led UIS with a two-day total of 149 and a tie for 18th place. Maxwell Schmidtke was one of four UIS golfers that shot individually, and he finished with a 1-under 143, good for ninth-place.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on September 17, 2019.

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