FERRIS MEN'S GOLF TAKES FOURTH PLACE IN REGIONAL EVENT
Bulldogs Led By Kurt Valley's Third-Place Finish
The Ferris State men's golf team placed fourth overall with a two-round 595 team total at the NCAA-II Great Lakes Region Tournament III in Indianapolis, Ind., after the Bulldogs posted a 295 score in Monday's (April 21) final-round competition.
Ferris State (595, +19) was three strokes in back of third-place Indianapolis (592, +16) on the par 72, 7,100-yard Purgatory Golf Course. Grand Valley State won the tournament after producing a first-place two-over-par 578-stroke total among the 19 schools participating. Wayne State garnered runner-up laurels after turning in a 590 score (+14).
Sophomore Kurt Valley led the way with a third-place 142 score (70-72=142) while sophomore Eric Lilleboe also finished among the top 10 with an eighth-place tying 148 score (77-71=148).
Junior Kelbi Lee carded a 152 (75-77=152) to claim a share of 37th place. Junior Derek Shelburne fired a 43rd-place tying 153-stroke total (78-75=153) and redshirt freshman Joe Brown shot a 162 (81-81=162) to tie for 82nd place.
Grand Valley State's Josh Ohler won the tournament in playoff action after shooting a two-round 141 score.