Cowboys finish third in Fighting Illini Invitational

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OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill.Oklahoma State’s men’s golf team earned a third-place finish at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational on Sunday at Olympia Fields Country Club.

The top-ranked Cowboys closed the event with a round of 283 to finish with a 54-hole total of 851, 11-over par. North Carolina won the event with an 842 tally, while Arizona State was second with an 845 team score at the par-70, 7,310-yard layout.

UNC’s Austin Greaser posted a 4-under total of 206 to claim medalist honors by two shots.

For the second consecutive outing, Brian Stark finished among the top five. Coming off a third-place showing at The Carmel Cup in OSU’s season opener, the junior posted a 1-under total of 209 to finish tied for fifth place after closing with a 73 on Sunday.

Senior Leo Oyo rose 15 spots into a tie for 12th place after firing a 2-under 68 to finish at 212. After making the turn in even-par 35, Oyo birdied Nos. 10, 11 and 12 and added his fourth birdie of the second nine at the 17th on his way to a 2-under 33 side.

After opening with a pair of 71s, senior Eugenio Chacarra closed with a 72 to finish at 214 and tied for 20th place.

Sophomore Jonas Baumgartner posted his low round of the event, a 70, to finish tied for 28th place at 216.

Sophomore Bo Jin signed for a 73 to finish at 225 and tied for 64th place.

OSU will be back in action on Oct. 4 when they travel to Fort Worth to take part in the Colonial Collegiate Invitational.

Team Scores

1. North Carolina—283-278-281=842

2. Arizona State—285-279-281=845

3. Oklahoma State—281-287-283=851

4. Stanford—291-284-279=854

5. Alabama—289-284-282=855

Individual Scores

1. Austin Greaser, North Carolina—68-68-69=206

T5. Brian Stark, OSU—69-67-73=209

T12. Leo Oyo, OSU—70-74-68=212

T20. Eugenio Chacarra, OSU—71-71-72=214

T28. Jonas Baumgartner, OSU—71-75-70=216

T64. Bo Jin, OSU—76-76-73=225

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