Men’s Golf Finishes Sixth At Augustana Invite

Posted on April 12th, 2015 by

Chris Captain turned things around on day two to finish 16th overall.

Chris Captain turned things around on day two to finish 16th overall.

Milan, Ill. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s golf team shot a 316 on day two to finish in a tie for sixth place alongside Edgwood College on Saturday afternoon at the Pinnacle Country Club.  Combined with their 335 from day one, the Gusties completed the meet with a 651 (+75). 

Illinois Wesleyan turned in the top two-day total in the 20-tem field with a  614 (+38).  Indian Hills Community College finished runner-up with a 620 (+44), and Illinois Wesleyan’s junior varsity finished third with a 636 +(60).

After shooting a +13 on day one, rookie Chris Captain (Rochester, Minn.) bounced back with a three-over 75 on day two to end up in a team-best 16th place overall with a 160 (+16).  Andrew Brandt (Jr., Medina, Minn.), who led Gustavus after day one with an 82 (+10),  finished next in line with a 162 (+18) to place 26th after going two strokes better with an 80 (+8) today.

Matt Spier (Jr., Prior Lake, Minn.) finished third on the team and 37th overall with a 165 (+21).  Rounding out the Gustavus lineup was Matt Rastetter (Fr., Maple Grove, Min.) and Alec Aunan (Fr., Rock Island, Ill.).  Rastetter went 82 (+10) on day two to bring his total to 166 (+22) and finish 45th overall.  Aunan improved with an 80 (+8) to bring his two-day score to a 169 (+22) and take 55th.

The Gustavus men’s golf team will be back in action next weekend when it hosts the Bobby Krig Invite on April 19-20. The meet will be held at Ridges at Sand Creek and the Le Sueur Country Club.

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