OSU finishes 12th at Fighting Illini Invitational

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OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – Oklahoma State’s men’s golf team carded a 297 during its third round at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational on Sunday to finish tied for 12th place at Olympia Fields Country Club.

The Cowboys finished the event at 37-over 877 and tied with California at the par-70, 7,219-yard layout. Georgia Tech and Baylor each finished at 846 to share first place.

Individually, Baylor’s Cooper Dossey finished at 4-under 206 to claim medalist honors.

For OSU, junior Austin Eckroat took the lead into the final round but shot 77 to come in tied for 17th place at 4-over 214. Eckroat opened with rounds of 70-67.

Freshman Brian Stark closed with a 74 to stand at 219 and tied for 42nd place.

Senior Ferdinand Müller carded his second consecutive 74 to post a 224 total, tying him for 62nd place.

Joining Müller at 224 was freshman teammate Rayhan Thomas, who closed with a 76 during his third round.

Sophomore Aman Gupta carded the squad’s low round of the day with a 73, giving him a 227 total and tying him for 72nd place.

Rasmus Neergaard-Petersen competed in the event individually. The sophomore tied for 69th place at 226 after finishing with a 75.

The Cowboys will be back in action Sept. 29 when they begin play at the Nike Collegiate Invitational in Portland.

Team Scores

T1. Georgia Tech—278-287-281=846

T1. Baylor—283-281-282=846

3. Pepperdine—280-287-282=849

4. North Carolina—286-287-283=856

T12. Oklahoma State—295-285-297=877

Individual Scores

1. Cooper Dossey, Baylor—68-70-68=206

T17. Austin Eckroat, OSU—70-67-77=214

T42. Brian Stark, OSU—73-72-74=219

T62. Ferdinand Müller, OSU—76-74-74=224

T62. Rayhan Thomas, OSU—76-72-76=224

T69. Rasmus Neergaard-Petersen, OSU—72-79-75=226*

T72. Aman Gupta, OSU—79-75-73=227

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