Men's Golf Competes at Jackrabbit Invitational in Nevada
March 8, 2013
NORMAL, Ill. - The Illinois State men's golf team is back in action, competing at the Jackrabbit Invitational in Primm, Nevada, at the par 72- 7,090 yard Primm Valley Desert Course, Monday and Tuesday.
Although there has been great individual play, head coach Ray Kralis is looking for a team effort to compete in this week's tournament.
"We've made some strides in the first two outings, and a number of guys have had solid stretches of golf and posted some good rounds," Kralis said. "We need to put a few solid team rounds together and show more consistency from start to finish."
Senior Ricky Hearden led the Redbirds last week at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate tournament, firing a three-round score of 226 (76-81-69), followed by junior Wils Hawn, who carded a three-round score of 227 (76-77-74) to end the tournament.
Hawn will be competing in the No. 1 spot for the Redbirds, followed by seniors Hearden and Matt Solis competing in the No. 2 and 3 spot, respectively.
Play will begin Monday with 36-holes, followed by the final 18-holes Tuesday. Both days will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start.
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