Men's Golf Finishes 12th at Wolverine Invitational
May 3, 1998
EAST LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan State men's golf team finished 12th at the Wolverine Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich. Sunday, shooting a final-round 298 to end the tournament at 292-295-298=885, four strokes out of the top ten. Ohio State topped the 18-team field at 289-278-287=854, only one stroke ahead of second-place Kent (285-283-287=855).
Junior Alberto Quevedo (Canary Islands, Spain) led the Spartans on the individual side, firing a 72-73-74=219 to finish tied for 29th. Quevedo's 219 is the lowest tournament score of his career, topping the 224 he recorded at the Golden Ocala Invitational earlier this season. Senior John Ehrgott (Peoria, Ill.) came in one stroke behind, tying for 34th at 74-69-77=220, while sophomore Chad Quinn (Sylvania, Ohio) finished in a tie for 50th at 71-78-75=224. James McLean of Minnesota was the individual medalist, carding a nine-under par 69-67-68=204.
MSU will return home to host the Big Ten Championship May 8-10 at Forest Akers West Golf Course. Play will begin with 36 holes Friday, followed by 18 holes both Saturday and Sunday.
Team Scores MSU Individuals 1. Ohio State 289-278-287=854 t29. Alberto Quevedo 72-73-74=219 2. Kent 285-283-287=855 t34. John Ehrgott 74-69-77=220 t3. Illinois 291-281-286=858 t50. Chad Quinn 71-78-75=224 t3. Minnesota 281-291-286=858 t57. Brent Goik 75-75-76=226 5. Indiana 297-283-286=866 t66. Matt Riegel 76-79-73=228 6. Northwestern 292-292-286=870 7. Toledo 291-293-289=873 8. Eastern Michigan 296-296-283=875 9. Kentucky 297-285-295=877 10. Michigan 294-287-300=881 11. Miami (Ohio) 299-295-289=883 12. Wisconsin 296-293-295=884 13. Michigan State 292-295-298=885 14. Iowa 299-299-299=897 15. Xavier 301-302-297=900 16. Louisville 302-299-303=904 17. Marshall 300-303-307=910 18. Purdue 305-301-306=912
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