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October 10, 2012

Northeastern State finishes 13th in Florida

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The No. 22-ranked Northeastern State women’s golf team finished 13th at the Guy Harvey Invitational, which was held on the PGA National-The Palmer Course, a 6,163-yard par 72 layout.

The RiverHawks posted a final-round total of 331 to finish the event at 655. The team was led by freshman McCandren Lewis, who tied for 30th at 15-over, 159.

Senior Whitney McAteer fired an 83 in the final round to tie for 36th at 160, while fellow senior Kelsey Kirkpatrick shot a two-day total of 163 to tie for 45th.

The tournament was won by the No. 1 team in the country and host Nova Southeastern, which fired a 13-over, 589 (290-299). No. 5 Rollins placed second (301-294, 595) and No. 6 Florida Southern was third (310-302, 612).

The NSU women have concluded their fall season and will next be in action March 4-5 at the ECU Oak Hills Golf Classic in Ada.

NSU men finish 11th At Guy Harvey Invitational

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The Northeastern State men’s golf team placed 11th at the Guy Harvey Invitational Tuesday, which was being held on the par-72, 6,868-yard PGA National-The Champions Course.

The RiverHawks posted a three-round total of 41-over 905 (303-300-302) and were led by sophomore Josh Strimple’s 27th-place finish at six-over 222 (72-71-79).

Senior Kyle Fouts (77-74-72, 223) finished a stroke behind Strimple to tie for 28th, while junior Zach Tucker (81-74-79, 234) and redshirt freshman Brent Williamson (77-85-72, 234) tied for 62nd.

The No. 2-ranked team in the country and host Nova Southeastern took home the title with a 16-under 848 (279-282-287).

Barry, the top-ranked team in the nation, was the only other team to finish under par (290-285-283, 858) at 6-under.

No. 9 Lynn (293-289-290, 872) finished third, Eckerd (288-294-299, 881) placed fourth and Rollins (291-300-293, 884) and No. 17 Florida Southern (299-288-297, 884) tied for fifth.

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