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May 8, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s golf team finished sixth at the 2005 Big Ten Championships Sunday with a three-round total of 867. The University of Wisconsin played host to the event at the par 72 University Ridge Golf Course (6,888 yards) in Madison, Wis.

Scott Anderson (Sr., Great Falls, Mont./Great Falls) finished the tournament as the top Buckeye golfer thanks to a final round score of four-under-par, 68, to tie for 10th. Anderson finished the tournament with a three-round mark of 215. Colin Biles (So., Columbus, Ohio/Upper Arlington) also finished strong as he fired a final round mark of one-under-par, 71, to finish with a total of 218 and tie for 21st.

Michigan State captured the tournament title with a mark of 847, while Indiana’s Jeff Overton captured medalist honors as he carded a three-round total of 199.

Teams who have advanced to compete in the NCAA regionals will be announced Monday. The East Regional will be hosted by the Southeastern Conference in Nashville, Tenn. The Central Regional will be held in South Bend, Ind., and hosted by the University of Notre Dame. The West Regional will be held in Stanford, Calif., and will be hosted by Stanford University.

Team

Pl. School Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
1. Michigan State 282 276 289 847
2. Indiana 283 275 294 852
3. Northwestern 294 280 279 853
4. Minnesota 285 283 286 854
5. Purdue 292 282 287 861
6. Ohio State 290 294 283 867
7. Wisconsin 292 293 290 875
8. Penn State 296 290 290 876
9. Iowa 296 289 293 878
10. Michigan 298 286 299 883
11. Illinois 300 295 295 890

Ohio State Individuals

Pl. Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total
T10. Scott Anderson 74 73 68 215
T21. Colin Biles 71 76 71 218
T24. Zack Randol 76 72 71 219
T29. Jaime Miller 74 73 73 220
T41. Michael Haverfield 71 78 74 223