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    April 20, 1998

    NU Men's Golf Takes Second Place at Kepler Intercollegiate

    Luke Donald Finishes in Third Place Individually

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern men's golf team finished as tournament runner-up at this weekend's Kepler Intercollegiate Golf Tournament at the Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio. NU posted rounds of 299-291-288 for a team score of 878, while host Ohio State won the event at 863.

    Individually for NU, freshman Luke Donald (Buckinghamshire, England) had his best tournament of the season, shooting rounds of 75-70-70 to finish in third place at one-under-par 215, five strokes behind tournament champion Tee McCabe of Miami (Ohio). NU sophomore Jess Daley (Kent, Wash./Kentwood) also had an excellent tournament, tying for eighth place at three-over-par 219.

    Team and NU's individual scores appear below. Next up for the men's golf team is the Wolverine Invitational, held May 2-3 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

    Final Team Standings
    1.   Ohio State      863.
    2.   Northwestern    878.
    3.   Miami (OH)      883.
    4.   Toledo          887.
    5.   Illinois        889.
    6.   Notre Dame      895.
    7.   Purdue          900.
    8.   Indiana         902.
    9.   Michigan State  903.
    t10. Ball State      904
    t10  Kent            904.
    12.  Michigan        910.
    13.  Wisconsin       911.
    14.  Marshall        921.
    15.  Iowa            929.
    16.  Ohio            930.
    Final Northwestern Individual Scores
    3.   Luke Donald      75-70-70=215
    t8.  Jess Daley       74-74-71=219
    t23. Erik Ciotti      76-72-76=224
    t27. Matt Seppanen    74-75-76=225
    t46. David Shaffer    79-80-71=230