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Badgers finish eighth at season-opening Wolf Run Intercollegiate


Jacobsen

Sept. 22, 2013

Results

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. - The Wisconsin men's golf team opened its 2013 fall season with a top-10 finish at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate at the 7,155-yard, Par 71 Wolf Run Golf Club in Zionsville, Ind.

The Badgers placed eighth with a 54-over par 301-302-303--906.

No, 20 University of Illinois was crowned champion after shooting an 8-under par 282-281-281--844. Illinois' players claimed spots 1-4 behind Thomas Detry, who earned a 4-under par 69-69-71--209.

The two-time defending Big Ten champions won the tournament for the fourth-straight time. The Illini recorded a win the last three times the event had been held, in 2012, 2010 and 2009.

Leading the way for the Badgers was John Gullberg. The senior tied for 13th place, finishing the event with an 8-over par 73-74-74--221. Gullberg's score of 221 is a 54-hole career best.

UW senior Zach Balit tied for 16th place and tallied a 9-over par 54-hole career best 75-74-73--222, while sophomore Matt Ross ended the event with a 17-over 76-77-77--230 tied in 44th place.

Also for Wisconsin, senior Robert Jacobsen tied for 51st place with a 20-over par 77-77-79--233.

In his collegiate debut, freshman Ben Skogen recorded a 35-over par 87-79-82--248.

The Badgers return to competition next Sunday-Tuesday, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, when they play host to the Badger Invitational at the University Ridge Golf Course. It is Wisconsin's first time hosting the event since 2003.

UW Scores
T13 John Gullberg +8, 73-74-74--221
T16 Zach Balit +9, 75-74-73--222
T44 Matt Ross +17, 76-77-77--230
T51 Robert Jacobsen +12, 77-77-79--233
71 Ben Skogen +35, 87-79-82--248

Team Results
1 Illinois -8, 282-281-281--844
2 Auburn +25, 297-294-286--877
3 Kentucky +30, 299-289-294--882
4 Minnesota +42, 301-298-295--894
5 Indiana +44, 303-298-295--896
6 Miami (OH) +50, 301-303-298--902
7 Toledo +53, 313-301-291--905
8 Wisconsin +54, 301-302-303--906
9 Ohio +60, 307-291-314--912
10 IUPUI +64, 317-309-290--916
11 Illinois State +79, 324-307-300--931
12 Oakland +80, 312-307-313--932
13 IPFW +102, 327-318-309--954
14 Northern Illinois +116, 328-324-316--968

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