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Austin Carter finishes runner-up at GLIAC North Invitational

Austin Carter shot -3 over the weekend in a runner-up finish...
Austin Carter shot -3 over the weekend in a runner-up finish...

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State University junior men's golf student-athlete Austin Carter wrapped-up a stellar weekend of play with a runner-up finish at the 2016 GLIAC North Invitational. Carter followed up his opening round score of 70 (-2) with a 71 on Sunday, finishing one shot off the pace with a two-round total of 141 (-3). 

The Cardinals finished with a 292 on the second day, totaling a 587 after their opening score of 295 on Saturday. That put the team in fifth place for their finish, just one stroke behind Ashland University, which tied for third. Ferris State University claimed the title in the event, posting scores of 290-282 (572) for the 13-stroke win over Grand Valley State University.

Ryan Peruski finished his second round with a score of 73, putting him in a tie for 21st overall after his 75-73 (148, +4) performance. Mason Motte finished tied for 26th (149, +5) after following up his first round 75 with a 74 on Sunday. Dustin Pumford had twin rounds of 75 to finish tied for 31st with a total of 150 (+6). Jared Lyons had the final scoring round on Sunday for SV, carding a 74 to finish in a tie for 37th. He posted rounds of 77-74 (156, +12).

The men are off until Monday (Sep. 26), when they travel to compete at the first NCAA regional event of the season at the Harborside International Golf Course in Chicago, Ill.

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