OXBOW, N.D. - Both Bellevue (Neb.) women's and men's golf teams held their lead for the second straight round Tuesday in the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Conference Fall Golf Tournament, held at the Oxbox Golf Country Club. The NSAA teams played Oxbow 1, which is a par 72 measuring 6,863 yards.
The teams played 18 holes Monday and Tuesday at Oxbox Country Club. The 36-hole scores will be combined with the results of a 36-hole Spring Qualifier to determine which team and individual represent the NSAA at the NAIA National Tournament. The NSAA spring golf qualifier conference tournament will be held on April 25-26, 2016 in Lincoln, Neb. (hosted by Bellevue, Neb.).
Sept. 29, 2015 - Round 2 Recap - Men's - Results
The Bruins extended their lead with six-stroke difference with second-place Viterbo (Wis.) 613-619 after the second round Tuesday. BU fired a team score of 301 in the second round, while the V-Hawks carded a team score of 306.
Three golfers are tied for first with a score of 150. They are Diego Gudino of Bellevue, Taylor Hanson of Viterbo and Hugo Becerra of Waldorf (Iowa). Hanson and Becerra finished the day with an even-par 72 Tuesday.
Valley City State (N.D.) remained in third place with a team score of 632. Waldorf improved their team score after shooting a team score of 314 on Tuesday, moving up to fourth-place in the team standings with a score of 645. Jamestown (N.D.) is fifth with 653, followed by Dickinson State (N.D.) sixth with 689 strokes and Presentation (S.D.) seventh with 722 strokes.
The Bruins hold a two-shot lead over second-place Viterbo in the men's division. BU registered a team score of 312 after the first round, while the V-Hawks scored 314. Valley City State is third with 322, followed by Jamestown fourth with 327, Waldorf fifth with 331, Dickinson State sixth with 343 and Presentation (S.D.) seventh with 355.
Four golfers are tied for first after shooting a 3-over-par 75 in the first round. The four golfers that are tied for first are Ryan Allen of Presentation, Juan Gomez and Diego Gudino of Bellevue and Kris Graewin of Viterbo. Nolan Frank of Jamestown is fifth after recording a score of 77 in the first round.
The spring NSAA golf conference tournament will be held in Lincoln, Neb., hosted by Bellevue, on April 25-25, 2016. The winner of the golf conference tournament in April 2016 will earn an automatic bid to the NAIA Golf National Tournament.
Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director