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April 16, 2006

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DUBLIN, Ohio-The Ohio State men’s golf team finished 14th in the 2006 Robert Kepler Intercollegiate Sunday. The event, hosted by the Buckeyes, was contested at the Muirfield Village Golf Club (par 72, 7,159 yards), site of Jack Nicklaus’ annual Memorial Tournament.

Northwestern (298-284-296=878) was the team champion, overtaking Indiana (286-292-304=882) to win the title. Xavier, Marshall and Purdue rounded out the Top 5. Northwestern’s second round 284 was the best of the tournament.

Kyle Moore of Northwestern and Seth Brandon of Indiana decided medalist honors with a playoff. Each shot 215 for the 54-hole tournament. Moore was declared the winner with a par on No. 2 to win the event.

Ohio State’s Colin Biles finished 16th to led Ohio State individually.

The tournament, which is normally held on The OSU Scarlet Course, is in its 36th year. The tournament was moved this year while renovations are completed to the Scarlet Course.

Ohio State heads to the Fossum Invitational in East Lansing, Mich., April 22-23.

Robert Kepler Intercollegiate

Pl. School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
1. Northwestern 298 284 296 878
2. Indiana 286 292 304 882
3. Xavier 302 301 300 903
4. Marshall 301 299 304 904
5. Purdue 302 302 305 909
6. Illinois 301 303 309 913
7. Iowa 303 305 307 915
8. Michigan 305 301 310 916
9. Ball State 309 294 316 919
10. Akron 311 305 304 920
11. Toledo 306 305 311 922
12. Miami (Ohio) 309 308 317 934
13. Wisconsin 312 311 316 939
14. Ohio State 315 309 316 940
15. Penn State 316 306 320 942

Top Individuals

Pl. Name, School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
1. ** Kyle Moore, N’western 68 73 74 215
Seth Brandon, Indiana 67 74 74 215
3. David Merkow, N’western 77 70 70 217
Jorge Campillo, Indiana 73 70 74 217
5. Trent Schambach, Marshall 72 70 76 218

**Won Individual Title in a playoff – Second hole

Ohio State Scores

Pl. Name, School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
T16. Colin Biles 74 75 77 226
T40. David Vallina 77 78 78 233
62. Michael Haverfield 81 79 80 240
68. Kyle Sawicki 83 79 81 243
T69. Dan Rush 83 77 84 244

Ohio State Individuals

Pl. Name, School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
T40. Jack Tyler 81 74 78 233
T65. Kevin Grabeman 83 72 87 242
78. Kyle Coconis 80 86 85 251