The Golden Gopher men's golf team shot a final round of 297 for a total score of 896 to remain at fourth-place the final day of the Bruce Fossum-Spartan Invitational Sunday. The event was held at the par-72, 7,003-yard Forest Akers Country Club in East Lansing, Mich. Minnesota ended 20 strokes behind tournament winner Toledo.
The top player for Minnesota was junior Matt Anderson who shot the lowest round on the day for the team and finished tied for fourth, a career-high, with rounds of 74-72-73-219. Junior Wilhelm Schauman tied for 15th place with a final round of 76 (+4) for a tournament score of 224. Sophomore Justin Smith remained tied for 29th place with a total of 227, while fellow classmen Simon Nash and David Morgan moved up on the final day. Nash rose four places to finish tied for 34th at 228 and Morgan rose three places to finish tied for 40th at 230.
The Golden Gopher golf team will be in action next weekend, May 3-5, at the Big Ten Championships hosted by Iowa.
Final Team Scores 1. Toledo 286-295-295-876 2. Illinois 293-298-294-885 3. Michigan State 309-289-292-890 4. Minnesota 298-301-297-896 5. Northwestern 302-302-302-906 Kent State 296-304-306-906 7. Texas-Arlington 298-307-304-909 Iowa 299-306-304-909 9. Xavier 298-308-304-910 10. Indiana 305-315-295-915 11. Michigan 307-312-297-916 12. Ohio State 316-307-298-921 Notre Dame 307-308-306-921 14. Eastern Michigan 311-306-312-929 15. Wisconsin 314-309-309-932 Golden Gopher Results T4. Matt Anderson 74-72-73-219 T15. Wilhelm Schauman 73-75-76-224 T29. Justin Smith 77-75-75-227 T34. Simon Nash 75-79-74-228 T40. David Morgan 76-79-75-230