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Men's Golf Prepares for Boilermaker Invitational

Junior Carson Castellani is second on the team with four top-20 finishes this season, while ranking fourth with a 76.5 scoring average.

April 18, 2013

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Making its final preparations for the 2013 Big Ten Championship, the Michigan State men's golf team heads to West Lafayette, Ind. this weekend for the Boilermaker Invitational. Competition on the Kampen Course (par 72, 7,465 yards) at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex will begin with 36 holes on Saturday and conclude with 18 holes on Sunday. Both days will begin at 8:45 a.m. ET.

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"The Kampen Course is a great test of golf and our attitudes will be extremely important this week," said Spartan head coach Casey Lubahn. "Each guy has improved throughout the week and we look forward to getting back into action so quickly after our last event."

In the field this weekend with Michigan State and Purdue is Akron, Chicago State, Cleveland State, Creighton, Drake, Eastern Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kent State, Louisville, Loyola, Miami (Ohio), Northern Illinois, Toledo and Wichita State.

Making the trip to West Lafayette for the Spartans will be seniors Dan Ellis, Dave Ellis and Matthew Moseley, junior Carson Castellani and freshman Mitch Rutledge.

Moseley and Rutledge has been part of the Spartan lineup for each tournament this season. Moseley leads the team in scoring average (73.8), rounds counted (22.5 of 26), top-5 finishes (3) and top-20 placements (6). Dan Ellis is second on the team with a 75.3 stroke average, while Castellani is second with four top-20 finishes.

The Ellis twins and Moseley all competed at the Boilermaker Invitational last season, as the team placed eighth. Dan Ellis led the squad, tying for 23rd, while Moseley was 33rd and Dave Ellis was 45th.



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