EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State senior golfer Charlie Netzel is tied for fourth after two rounds of the Boilermaker Invitational. Netzel is 1-over 145 (73-72). As a team the Spartans are tied for ninth and the Big Ten-laden tournament held at the Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Boilermaker Invitational Results
Yestingsmeier Memorial Invitational
Kent State is the overall leader after 36 holes in very tough conditions with a 5-over 581 (285-296). Host Purdue is second with a 11-over 587 (294-293). UNLV is third with a 13-over 589 (291-298). There are seven Big Ten schools at the Boilermaker Invitational, including Purdue, Wisconsin, Northwestern, Ohio State, Indiana, MSU and Michigan.
Wisconsin’s Nick Robinson is the individual leader after two rounds with a 3-under 141 (71-70).
Netzel has the next lowest score of any Big Ten player, standing tied with Kent State’s Josh Whalen. The senior finished with five birdies on the day. He was also tied for sixth with 25 pars.
Redshirt junior Charlie Green is tied for 25th with a 6-over 150 (74-76). Junior Michael Sharp is tied for 65th after two rounds with a 13-over 157 (79-78). Sharp and Green both had six birdies in the first two rounds.
Redshirt senior Sean Friel is tied for 71st with a 14-over 158 (81-77). Freshman Kaleb Johnson rounded out the Spartan group, standing tied for 80th with a 19-over 163 (76-87).
The Spartans will complete action at the Boilermaker Invitational on Sunday, Aprli 16. With inclement weather in the forecast the teams will begin with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m. ET.
Michigan State also had two individuals complete play at the Earl Yestingsmeier Memorial Invitational in Muncie, Indiana hosted by Ball State. Eastern Kentucky edged out Ball State for the tournament title with a 26-over 1076 (358-356-362).
Junior A.J. Varekois finished tied for 15th with an 8-over 218 (72-72-74). Freshman Austin Jenner ended the tournament 67th with a 24-over 234 (71-87-76.)