Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Ferris Men's Golf Team In Third At National Championships

Here is an update on Ferris State University's men's golf team participating in the 2010 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships in Noblesville, Ind.

Here is an excerpt from the press release from Ferris Athletics Communications:

The Ferris State University men's golf team is sitting in third place at the 2010 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships (May 18-21) after firing a 17-over-par 305 team score in Tuesday's (May 18) opening round at The Sagamore Golf Club in Noblesville, Ind.

The Bulldogs are presently in third place among the 20 participating teams and trail second-place Florida Southern (305) by two strokes. Nova Southeastern (Fla.) currently occupies the top placing with an 11-under-par 299-stroke total. Ferris State is two strokes ahead of fourth-place Chico (Calif.) State (307, +19) and four in front of fifth-place Queen's University of Charlotte (309, +21).

Leading the way for Ferris State is senior Eric Lilleboe (Okemos/Lansing Catholic Central), who's among four players tied for second place with one-over-par 73 scores. Lilleboe, a two-time (2008-09 and 2009-10) Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Golf Athlete of the Year, recorded four birdies and five pars in the 18 holes of play. Nova Southeastern's Ben Vertz is atop the individual leaderboard after shooting an even-par 72 stroke total.

Click here for the full press release.


(Pictured is Eric Lilleboe)

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