SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. â?? The Northern Michigan University golf team finished 13th at the GLIAC North Invitational held at HawksHead Golf Course. The Wildcats had a team score of 627 during the two-day tournament that wrapped up on Sunday (Sept. 22).
Seniors Mike Murphy and Jared Reid led the Green and Gold, scoring a 154 and tying them for 49th overall. Murphy had a pair of 77s on his scorecard and Reid shot a 79 on Saturday and bounced back with a team-best 75 on Sunday.
Saginaw Valley State won the invite with a two-over par 578. Malone (585), Tiffin (589), Findlay (591) and Grand Valley State (592) were also in the top five. 14 GLIAC teams competed at the invite.
Freshman Dustin Dishaw scored a 159 and junior Ayrton Mantha was one stroke back with a 160. So Austin LeGault (163) also golfed for the 'Cats.
NMU begins play at the NCAA Regional I at Harborside International in Calumet City, Ill. on Saturday (Sept. 28).