VERONA, N.Y. – Mizzou Men’s Golf powered its way to its fourth-straight team championship at the Turning Stone-Tiger Intercollegiate on Monday, Sept. 7, shooting 2-under-par as a team to top the field, which included Cleveland State (+8), Xavier (+19), Hartford (+24) and Boston College (+25).
Head coach Mark Leroux‘s group was led by the duo of sophomore Hayden Buckley(Belden, Miss.) and freshman Preston Fleenor (Mission Hills, Kan.), who both shot 3-under to tie for second, individually. Buckley turned in rounds of 72-73-68 and finished strong, carding the lowest third round of the event. Fleenor shot 73-71-69 to join Buckley at three strokes under par.
Cleveland State’s Joey Krecic won the Turning Stone, shooting 4-under with rounds of 68-72-72.
Redshirt senior Wilson Sundvold (Columbia, Mo.) was shooting 7-under (69-68) to lead the tournament after the first and second rounds and held on down the stretch to land in the top 10 along with Buckley and Fleenor. Sundvold finished 1-under to tie for seventh.
Freshman Matt Echelmeier (Columbia, Mo.) was also dialed in, finishing tied for 18th (+5) with rounds of 72-73-76.
The Tigers return to action at the Jackrabbit Invitational in Valentine, Nebraska, from Sept. 26-28.