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Men's golf team falls twice in Big Ten Match Play

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Thomas O'Bryan records two wins for Wisconsin

Feb. 8, 2013

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Madison, Wis. - The Badgers opened the spring season today at the Big Ten Match Play tournament at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. Wisconsin lost to Ohio State 3-1 in the first round, sending the team to the consolation bracket.

UW's lone win came from sophomore Thomas O'Bryan. O'Bryan won 3&2 against Ohio State's Grant Weaver.

In the No. 1 spot for Wisconsin, Chris Meyer tied the Buckeye's Boo Timko. Thomas Welk played in the No. 3 spot for the Badgers and lost to Tee-K Kelly 3&2. Freshman, Matt Ross lost to Michael Bernard 3&2 and Robert Jacobsen lost to Matt Turner 3&1.

The Badgers fell to Nebraska in the final match of Big Ten play in the consolation bracket, 2-2. 

Wisconsin's wins came from Thomas O'Bryan and John Gullberg. O'Bryan won his second match of the day, 2-up against Nebraska's Ross Dickson. Gullberg defeated Cameron Palmer 1-up.

Chris Meyer tied the Husker's Kolton Lapa in the No. 1 spot. Thomas Welk fell to Matt Record 4&2 and Matt Ross lost to Kevin Gillick 5&4.

Illinois will face Ohio State and Michigan State will face Iowa in the semifinals tomorrow morning. 

The Badgers will continue their spring season on March 3 at the USF Invitational in Dade City, Fla.

Big Ten Match Play Results

Michigan defeats Minnesota 3-2-0
Ohio State defeats Wisconsin 3-1-1
Michigan State defeats Penn State 4-1-0
Purdue defeats Nebraska 3-2-0

Illinois defeats Michigan 4-0-1
Ohio State defeats Indiana 2-1-2
Michigan State defeats Northwestern 4-0-0
Iowa defeats Purdue 4-1-0

Semi-finals: Saturday morning
Illinois vs. Ohio State
Michigan State vs. Iowa

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