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May 2, 1998

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Ohio State men’s golf team takes a one stroke lead into the final round of play at the Wolverine Invitational, tomorrow. The Buckeyes recorded a 1-under-par 567 after 36 holes of golf.

%^$The Buckeyes have four members of the squad among the top 15 golfers after two rounds. Leading the Buckeyes is Ryan Armour (Sr., Silver Lake, Ohio), who shot rounds of 70 and 69 for a 3-under-par 139. Armours stellar performance keeps him within striking distance of the individual leader, Adam Dooley of Minnesota, who leads the field with a 7-under-par 135.

%^$Rounding out the Ohio State line up is Jeff Brown (Sr., Columbus, Ohio) and Mike Austin (Fr., Burton, Mich.), who are in a deadlock in 10th place. Brown and Austin are at even par (142). Senior Craig Matthew (Point Claire, Quebec) sits two strokes back with a 2-over-par 144.

%^$Tee times for the final round of golf are slated to begin tomorrow at 8 a.m. %^$

%^$Wolverine Invitational%^$May 2, 1998%^$Ann Arbor, Mich.%^$University of Michigan Golf Course (Par 71, 6687 yards)%^$University of Michigan (host school)%^$36 Hole Results

%^$TEAM RESULTS%^$ School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total +/-%^$ 1. Ohio State 289 278 567 -1 %^$ 2. Kent State 285 283 568 E%^$T3. Illinois 291 281 572 +4%^$T3. Minnesota 281 291 572 +4%^$ 5. Indiana 297 283 580 +12%^$ 6. Michigan 294 287 581 +13%^$ 7. Kentucky 297 285 582 +14%^$T8. Toledo 291 293 584 +16%^$T8. Northwestern 292 292 584 +16%^$10. Michigan State 292 295 587 +19%^$11. Wisconsin 296 293 589 +21%^$12. Eastern Michigan 296 296 592 +24%^$13. Miami (O.) 299 295 594 +26%^$14. Iowa 299 299 598 +30%^$15. Louisville 302 299 601 +33%^$T16. Xavier 301 302 603 +35%^$T16. Marshall 300 303 603 +35%^$18. Purdue 305 301 606 +38%^$%^$INDIVIDUAL LEADER%^$ Individual School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total +/-%^$ Adam Dooley Minnesota 68 67 135 -7%^$%^$OHIO STATE RESULTS%^$ Individual Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total +/-%^$ T6. Ryan Armour 70 69 139 -3%^$T10. Jeff Brown 73 69 142 E%^$T10. Mike Austin 72 70 142 E%^$T15. Craig Matthew 74 70 144 +2