Huskies Conclude Badger Invitational

GO HUSKIES Nick Huggins posted a team-best finish of 33rd.
GO HUSKIES
Nick Huggins posted a team-best finish of 33rd.
GO HUSKIES

Oct. 1, 2013

MADISON, Wis. – The Northern Illinois men’s golf team posted its second-best round of the fall, carding a team total of 305 in Tuesday’s final round of the Badger Invitational at University Ridge Golf Course. The Huskies wrapped the tournament in 13th place and junior Nick Huggins (Marietta, Ohio/Marietta) finished in a tie for 33rd to lead the Huskies individually.

South Carolina claimed the tournament title with a final round 291 to finish with a three-round total of 856, eight-under par. Caleb Sturgeon of the Gamecocks took individual medalist honors, closing with a final round 69 for a 10-under 206 total score.

Huggins, freshman Jake Curwin (Faribault, Minn./Shattuck St. Mary’s) and freshman Caulen Coe (Gulf Stream, Fla./Nebraska Independent School) each posted 76s to mark the lowest round of the day for NIU. Huggins’ 76 gave him a 54-hole total of 226 to tie for 33rd. The final round 76 was the low round of the tournament for both Curwin and Coe. Curwin finished with a three-round total of 232 to tie for 54th. Freshman Pierrick Fillon (Voreppe, France/Lycee Pierre Beghin) closed with a 77 to finish just three strokes behind Curwin with a 54-hole total of 235.  

The Huskies will return to Wisconsin next weekend to compete in the Invitational at Erin Hills, hosted by Marquette University, October 6-8 at Erin Hills Golf Course in Hartford, Wis.

Team Standings
1. South Carolina, -8, 282-283-291 -- 856
2. Kansas, +16, 290-294-296 -- 880
3. Illinois State, +19, 287-300-296 -- 883
4. USC Upstate, +22, 286-300-300 -- 886
5. Austin Peay, +27, 290-293-308 -- 891
T6. Rutgers, +28, 298-295-299 -- 892
T6. Wofford, +28, 293-295-304 -- 892
8. UMKC, +30, 287-297-310 -- 894
T9. Xavier, +35, 287-303-309 -- 899
T9. Charleston Southern, +35, 292-300-307 -- 899
11. Wisconsin, +36, 295-307-298 -- 900
12. Marquette, +37, 291-303-307 -- 901
13. Northern Illinois, +59, 302-316-305 -- 923
14. Northern Kentucky, +60, 310-311-303 -- 924

Huskie Individual Standings
T33. Nick Huggins, +10, 73-77-76 -- 226
T56. Jake Curwin, +16, 77-79-76 -- 232
T61. Pierrick Fillon, +19, 76-82-77 -- 235
70. Liam White, +27, 76-78-89 -- 243
T71. Caulen Coe, +30, 86-84-76 -- 246


 

 

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