Huskies Complete Day One at Wolf Run Intercollegiate

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Sept. 21, 2013

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – The Northern Illinois men’s golf team carded a team score of 652 in the opening two rounds of the Wolf Run Intercollegiate to sit in 14th place following Saturday. Freshman Pierrick Fillon (Voreppe, France/Lycee Pierre Beghin) leads the way for the Huskies, carding a 36-hole total 161, good for a tie for 60th.

Illinois holds the lead in the team competition after 36 holes with a combined total of 563, five-under par. Thomas Detry of the Fighting Illini holds the individual lead with a two-round total of 138, four-under par.

Fillon fired an opening round 82 before coming back with a 79 in the afternoon 18 to pace the Huskies. Freshman Jake Curwin (Faribault, Minn./Shattuck St. Mary's) bounced back from a morning round 89 to shoot a 77 during the second round, the best 18-hole score for the Huskies on the day.

The Huskies will conclude the Wolf Run Intercollegiate on Sunday with the final 18-hole round beginning with the first tee time at 7:39 a.m. CT. NIU will be paired with IPFW and the tournament’s individuals in the final round.

Team Standings
1. Illinois, -5, 282-281 -- 563
2. Kentucky, +20, 299-299 -- 588
3. Auburn, +23, 297-294 -- 591
4. Ohio, +30, 307-291 -- 598
5. Minnesota, +31, 301-298 -- 599
6. Indiana, +33, 303-298 -- 601
7. Wisconsin, +35, 301-302 -- 603
8. Miami (Ohio), +36, 301-303 -- 604
9. Toledo, +46, 313-301 -- 614
10. Oakland, +51, 312-307 -- 619
11. IUPUI, +58, 317-309 -- 626
12. Illinois State, +63, 324-307 -- 631
13. IPFW, +77, 327-318 -- 645
14. Northern Illinois, +84, 328-324 -- 652

Huskie Individual Standings
T60. Pierrick Fillon, +19, 82-79 -- 161
T69. Jake Curwin, +24, 89-77 -- 166
T69. Nick Huggins, +24, 83-83 -- 166
74. Liam White, +25, 82-85 -- 167
77. Braden Klaisle, +28, 81-89 -- 170
78. Shawn Foley*, +30, 83-89 -- 172

* denotes playing as an individual