INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – The No. 15 ranked University of Missouri-St. Louis men’s golf team won its second straight tournament to open the season, taking top honors at the Brickyard Crossing, hosted by Indianapolis and held Monday and Tuesday.
The Tritons, coming off the Arch Cup team title earlier this month, also claimed top individual honors at the Brickyard with sophomore Markus Lindberg earning his first collegiate medalist honors. Lindberg shot rounds of 71, 69 and 74 to post a two-under par 214 and lead UMSL to a team score of 869 (293-286-290) in the nine-team field.
The Tritons’ “B” team finished third in the team standings with a 889 (299-289-301), finishing three strokes behind runner-up Drury. Sophomores Gordon Hundley and Stephan Sorg paced that team with top-10 finishes. Hundley tied for seventh place with a 220 (78-69-73), while Sorg tied for ninth place with a 221 (73-74-74).
UMSL returns to the links next Monday and Tuesday at the DII Midwest Fall Regional in Chicago, Ill.,
TRITON TIDBITS: Markus Lindberg‘s score of 214 ties the third-best 54-hole score in program history, while Anthony Cope and Colby Yates‘ 216 ties the eighth-best score… UMSL’s team score of 869 is the second-best 54-hole score in program history.