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April 11, 1999

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s golf team finished sixth at the Marshall Invitational in Huntington, W.Va. and second among Big Ten teams to Northwestern, who won the event (298-294-292=884) by two strokes over Toledo (302-292-292=886). The Buckeyes (298-305-296=899) shared the lead with the Wildcats after a first-round 298, but fell 11 shots off the lead after scoring a 305 in round two. Chris Emanuel (So., Ottumwa, Iowa) led the tournament after the first round with an even-par 71 performance that included five birdies. Emanuel finished 13th (T) after rounds of 71-77-74=222. D.A. Points of Illinois was the medalist shooting a 1-under 212 (72-70-70).

For Emanuel it was his highest finish of the season. Freshman David Wagenseller (Wilmington, Ohio) also finished with a personal best. He tied for 37th (73-81-73=227). Scott Miller (So., Middletown, Ohio), played in his second tournament of the season and finished with a season best 229 (77-73-79, T 46).

The Buckeyes are next in action April 17-18 at the OSU Kepler Intercollegiate played at the Ohio State Scarlet Course.

TEAM STANDINGS (par 71) RD 1 RD 2 RD 3 TOTAL 1. Northwestern 298 294 292 884 2. Toledo 302 292 292 886 3. Kent 306 301 286 893 4. Notre Dame 304 291 301 896 5. Kentucky 300 305 292 897 6. Ohio State 298 305 296 899 7. Marshall 305 299 297 901 Purdue 311 301 289 901 Wisconsin 304 299 298 901 10. Michigan 309 297 296 902 11. Indiana 301 308 295 904 Eastern Michigan 304 301 299 904 13. Ohio University 309 300 299 908 Miami of Ohio 307 294 307 908 15. Illinois 305 303 302 910 16. Eastern Kentucky 310 296 307 913 17. Louisville 316 302 297 915 Akron 304 306 305 915 19. Michigan State 320 314 290 924 20. Murray State 309 317 314 940 INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS 1. D.A. Points, Illinois 72 70 70 212 -1

OSU INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS T13. Chris Emanuel 71 77 74 222 +9 T37. David Wagenseller 73 81 73 227 +14 T46. Albert Hromulak 77 77 75 229 +16 T46. Scott Miller 77 73 79 229 +16 T51. Ryan Dennis 78 78 74 230 +17