The Arizona State men’s golf team was fortunate to miss the rain in recent days as they were at Erin Hills Golf Course, home of the 2017 U.S Open, to participate in the Marquette Intercollegiate.
After holding the two day lead, the Sun Devils fell short of the Northwestern Wildcats, who posted a 12-under, 276 in the final round of the tournament, to finish at 6-under par, two strokes ahead of ASU. Rounding out the podium is the host team, Marquette, finished third with a 4-over, 868 team score.
Junior Alex Del Rey, who finished seven-under, led the way for the Sun Devils as he was the only player in the tournament to finish each round under par.
However, Ryan Lumsden of Northwestern took home medalist as he finished one stroke ahead of del Rey, with an eight-under 208 after three days of play.
Arizona State was rounded out by junior Blake Wagoner, who finished ninth overall at even-par 216; sophomore Mason Anderson finished one place behind after shooting one-over 217 over three rounds; and freshman Cameron Sisk who shot 6-over 222, to put him in a tie for 30thoverall.
The tournament featured eleven teams including the Sun Devils. Besides Marquette and Northwestern, the remaining schools represented were Iowa, McNeese State, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ole Miss, UC Davis, Utah and Wisconsin.
ASU is back in action October 8thand 9thwhen they travel to Fairfax, CA for the Alistar MacKenzie Invitational, a tournament in which they came home victorious from in 2016.