October 2, 2007

Bulldogs Claim Third Place At Butler Fall Invitational

Oct. 2, 2007

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Sophomore Kyle Thomas finished in a tie for fourth place in the final individual standings and the Bulldogs claimed third place in the team race at the Butler Fall Invitational held at Eagle Creek Golf Course on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 1-2. Green Bay shot a blistering 277 in the final round and claimed the team title in the two-day event.

Thomas shot an opening round 73 and then closed with back-to-back rounds of even par 71 to finish in a tie with Travis Meyer of Green Bay in the final individual standings. Justin Hueber of Indianapolis claimed medalist honors with a five-under-par 208, while Braden Mork of Green Bay finished runner-up with a 213.

Senior Abe Mulvihill backed his identical first day rounds of 73 with a 74 in the final round to finish in a tie for 11th place at 220. Sophomore Isaac Mulvihill tied for 14th with scores of 72, 73 and 77 (222). Rounding out Butler's scoring team were freshman John Farrelly with a 54-hole total of 228 (80-72-76), and senior Michael Amore, who posted a 231 (78-78-75). Farrelly finished 30th, while Amore tied for 33rd.

Freshman Ryan Wegeng led Butler's non-scoring individuals and finished 32nd with a two-day total of 230 (76-73-81), one stroke ahead of junior Elliot Retzlaff, who tied for 33rd with scores of 78-79-74. Sophomore Kevin Swanson tied for 39th (80-79-75 234), sophomore Thomas Pechin finished 44th (80-74-84 238), and senior Colin Quinn came in 49th (86-85-75 246).

Butler shot a 296 in the first round, carded a 289 in the second round and finished with a 296 for a 54-hole total of 881. Green Bay had a winning score of 861, 11 strokes ahead of runner-up Indianapolis.