Jake Sanders Earns Second Place at Upper Iowa Invitational

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(Anksanders_jake09(web).jpgeny, Iowa)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Men's Golf team traveled to Ankeny, Iowa for the Upper Iowa Invitational on April 2 and 3. The team finished tied for eighth place but Jake Sanders (JR, Crookston, Minn.) had a sensational weekend finishing with a +3 (145) good for second place in the invitational.

Sanders shot a +1, 72 on day one for a share of the invitational lead. On day two, Sanders shot a 73 with the eventual winner shooting another 72 to end the weekend one shot out of first place. Evan Peters from St. Cloud State won the event with a 144 (72,72). He was followed by Sanders with a 145 (72, 73).

Jon Blazek (SO, Owatonna, Minn.) had a notable finish in 12th place shooting a +8 (150). He shot a +6 (77) on day one but attacked the course on day two for a +2 (73).

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Photos: Top- Jake Sanders, Bottom- Jon Blazek

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).