Hammond, Ind. – The Roosevelt men's golf team fought through cold and windy weather conditions to match its first round score of 331 as the Lakers wrapped up play on Tuesday at the Mike Lalaeff Memorial Invitational at Lost Marsh Golf Club. Roosevelt finished the event in fourth place in the nine-team field, besting five Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponents in the process.
Junior Jeremy Scott shot a team-low, 7-over 79 in the second round for Roosevelt. Freshman Trevor Berry matched his opening round 81 on day two, while freshman Evan Krohn (82) and junior Aaron Wheeler (89) accounted for the Lakers' other two team scoring rounds.
Berry finished the tournament at +18, which placed him in a tie for eighth place, individually. Scott (+19) also recorded a top-15 finish for the Lakers.
Owens Community College won the Invitational with a two-day team total of 628. Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference member Calumet-St. Joseph placed second (649), followed by Indiana Tech (654). Olivet Nazarene (663) finished one stroke behind Roosevelt with fellow CCAC members Purdue Calumet, Judson, Purdue North Central and Robert Morris rounding out the field.
The Lakers will be back in action on Friday, competing in the two-day Big Blue Invitational in Decatur, Ill.