Sept. 25, 2000

NKU’S BROWN CAPTURES MEDAL

NKU ties for second place at NCAA II District IV Tournament

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. - Northern Kentucky University freshman golfer Brandon Brown shot a 2-under-par 70 Monday to capture the medal at the NCAA II District IV Tournament with a two-day total of 144 at the par-72 Hawkshead Links Course.

Brown shot a 2-over-par 74 during Sunday’s first round and trailed Ferris State’s Chad Tate by three strokes going into Monday’s final round. Tate, however, shot a 2-over-par 74 on Monday, and Brown captured the medal by shooting a 70 during the final round.

Ryan Mouw of Grand Valley State shot a 3-under-par 69 on Monday to finish one stroke behind Brown with a two-day total of 145. NKU’s Steve Landrum shot rounds of 74-74 to finish with a 148 and tied for fifth place.

NKU posted a second-place finish in the team standings with a score of 597, three strokes behind first-place Findlay (594). Grand Valley State tied NKU for second with 597.

 

FINAL TEAM STANDINGS (Top 10)

1. Findlay - 594

2. (tie) NKU, Grand Valley - 597

4. Ferris State - 598

5. Bellarmine - 615

6. Gannon - 616

7. Indianapolis - 624

8. Saginaw Valley State - 626

9. UW-Parkside - 627

10. (tie) UM-St. Louis, Ashland - 628

TOP 5 INDIVIDUALS

1. Brown (NKU) - 144

2. Mouw (GVSU), Tate (FSU) - 145

4. Baker (GVSU) - 146

5. Landrum (NKU), Stechschulte (UF) - 148