Kreikemeier Earns Third-Straight Top-10 Finish at Dolenc Invitational

MADISON, Ill. – Missouri State’s men’s golf team finished its third outing of the season in 11th place out of the 16-team field here Tuesday afternoon after three rounds at the SIUE Dolenc Invitational. 

The Bears posted a final round of 296 on Tuesday, on point with their first two rounds of 297 and 294 on the Gateway Golf Gold Links. 

Individually, MSU’s Max Kreikemeier (69-73-70–212) ended the invitational in fifth place just one stroke under par after shooting a 70 in the final round. The performance was the senior’s third top-10 finish in as many tournaments this fall. 

Missouri State’s Carter Lee (73-73-74–220) finished the day in 25th place in his second top-25 performance this fall while Eric Schuessler (74-78-77–229) tied for 72nd. Austin Gillund (78-80-75–233) and JP Lavalle (83-73-77–233) tied for 79th while MSU’s alternate Christian Rischer (75-81–156) ended the day in a three-way tie for 86th out of the field of 96 individuals. 

The Bears total of 887 finished 35 strokes behind the tournament champion Idaho (286-290-289–865). Weber State (284-292-291–867) and Southern Illinois (299-290-285–874) rounded out the top-three. 

MSU will be back in action on Oct. 11-12, at the Grier Jones Shocker Invitational in Wichita, Kan. 

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