Senior Matthew Moseley tied for 10th as the event was shortened to 36 holes.
Spartans in 11th place midway through the second round.
Spartans tied for second as a team; Moseley wins individual playoff.
MSU defeated Iowa, 3-2 in the semifinals before falling to Illinois, 5-0 in title match.
The Spartans beat Penn State, 4-1 and Northwestern, 4-1 on Friday.
JUNIOR (2012-13): Played in three events ... Had a stroke average of 78.4 ... Went 2-1 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship, helping MSU to a runner-up finish ... Tied for first at the Colleton River Collegiate with a 228 (81-73-74), but lost in a playoff to teammate Matthew Moseley.
SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Appeared in one event ... Played as an individual at the Fossum Invitational, tying for 30th with a 227 (75-81-71).
FRESHMAN (2010-11): Appeared in 10 events ... Had a stroke average of 77.2 ... Playing as an individual in his collegiate debut, tied for ninth at the Fossum Invitational at 150 (75-75) ... Tied for 21st at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate with a 235 (82-72-81) ... Went 2-1 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship, posting wins against Penn State and Wisconsin ... Was the top Spartan at the Illini Spring Classic, tying for 18th at 149 (71-78); his first round 71 was a season low round ... Part of the MSU competitive lineup at the Big Ten Championship, tying for 53rd with a 320 (84-81-80-75).
PERSONAL: Son of Emyr and Carole Blease ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies in social science.
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