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    Nov. 16, 1997

    Wildcats Finish 10th at Golf World Invitational

    Luke Donald Top Finisher at Two-Under-Par

    HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- The Northwestern men's golf team wrapped up the fall season with a 10th place finish out of 18 teams at this weekend's Golf World Invitational. NU posted a team score of just seven-over-par 871. TCU won the tournament at 12-under 852.

    NU's top finisher was freshman Luke Donald, who posted rounds of 71-72-71 for a 15th-place finish at two-under-par 214. Other NU finishes were Erik Ciotti (t26th, 217), Josh Habig (t42nd, 221), Jess Daley (t52nd, 223) and David Shaffer (t76th, 229).

    In the latest Mastercard computer rankings, released prior to NU's trip to Stanford's The Nelson, Ciotti is ranked No. 81 in the NCAA with Donald, after just three collegiate tournaments, ranked No. 99.