ST. LOUIS - Illinois State will serve as host for three Missouri Valley Conference Championship events in 2014, as announced by MVC Commissioner Doug Elgin Thursday. ISU will serve as tournament host for the men's and women's tennis championship, softball and men's golf next year.
Illinois State golfer Parker Freiburg was named to the Missouri Valley Conference Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete Team, as announced by the league office Wednesday. Freiburg was an honorable mention selection.
The Illinois State men's golf team finished second at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship, carding a team score of 890 (297-296-297) Tuesday. The Redbirds ended the first day of play in second place behind Wichita State, but couldn't pass the Shockers in the final round.
The Illinois State men's golf team finished day one of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship sitting in second place, firing a team score of 593 (297-296) to complete two rounds of the tournament Monday with ideal weather conditions.
The Illinois State Redbirds are set to play for the Missouri Valley Conference Championship in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Monday and Tuesday. The Redbirds were picked to finish second in a pre-championship poll with 70 points.