COLUMBUS, Ind. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's golf team dropped back one position and finished in ninth place despite a second round six-over-par 294 at the Wisconsin-Parkside Invitational. SVSU recorded a two-day total of 591 (+15). Ferris State won the competition after a ten-under-par 566 total. The event was held at the Otter Creek Golf Course in Indiana and featured many of the top teams in the region.
Saginaw Valley was led by freshman Wyatt Drost (Charlevoix, Mich./Charlevoix HS) who posted a one-over-par round of 73 on Sunday and finished in a tie for 19th place with a 145 (+1) total. Red-shirt freshman Micah Skidmore (Saginaw, Mich./Home school) followed up his first round 73 with a three-over-par 75 to finish in a tie for 28th place at 148.
The Cardinal lineup was rounded out by Kreg Sherman (Caro, Mich./Caro HS) who recorded a two-over-par 74 in the second round and finished tied for 37th at 150 (+6). Senior Addison Monfils (Big Rapids, Mich./Big Rapids HS) fired matching 76s on the weekend to post a 152 (+8) total and tie for 50th position. Sophomore Adam Hansen (Auburn, Mich./Bay City Western HS) found his groove on day two and posted an even-par 72 to finish at 153 total, good for 57th place.
The Saginaw Valley golfers will move on to their second regional tournament of the year next weekend (Mar. 31-Apr. 1) when they travel to Georgetown, Kentucky and compete at Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club.