May 25, 2001

NKU GOLFERS FINISH 16TH AT NCAAs

Norse shoot 314 during final round of NCAA II nationals

ALLENDALE, Mich. - The Northern Kentucky University men’s golf team finished in a tie for 16th place at the NCAA Division II national finals with a score of 1,249 (+113).

Freshman Brandon Brown was NKU’s top individual (31st place) with a four-day total of 302. NKU tied Northwood University for 16th place in the team standings.

The University of West Florida captured the national championship with a total of 1,148 (+12). Florida Southern College, which had won three consecutive NCAA Division II national championships entering 2001, finished second at 1,163 (+27).

NCAA Division II National Finals (The Meadows Golf Course, Allendale, Mich.)

(Par 71, 6,829 yards)

Team Score: 1,249 (16th out of 18 teams)

Team Standings: 1. West Florida 1,148, 2. Florida Southern 1,163, 3. Cal State-Stanislaus 1,178, 4. Rollins 1,179, 5. (tie) Cal State-Bakersfield, Georgia College and State 1,190, 7. Pfeiffer 1,201, 8. UC Davis 1,206, 9. Cameron 1,210, 10. Drury 1,214, 11. Charleston 1,225, 12. Missouri-St. Louis 1,226, 13. Indianapolis 1,229, 14. Valdosta State 1,233, 15. East Central 1,239, 16. (tie) NKU, Northwood 1,249, 18. Bryant (R.I.) 1,250.

NKU Individual Results: 31. Brandon Brown 74-73-78-77 302, 62. Steve Landrum 82-82-72-74 310, 87. Josh Jarvi 83-80-78-79 320, 89. Scott Stark 82-76-78-86 322, 90. Brandon Parsons 84-80-77-84 325.