Golf struggles at Big Ten tournaments


Carson Herbert


After winning the University of Nebraska-Omaha Invitational Aug., 31 through Sept., 1, the Jackrabbit women’s golf team participated in the sixth annual Minnesota Invitational in Woodbury, Minnesota Sept., 10 through 11.

The tournament featured 15 teams as the Jacks finished last shooting an overall score of 909. Junior Teresa Toscano tied for 14th, overall by finishing one-over-par 219 on Prestwick Golf Club’s Course.  

San Jose State won the team title by shooting four-under-par and the individual title went to San Jose State’s Natasha Andrea Oon, who shot nine-under-par.



The men opened their season at the Badger Invitational Sept., 9 through 11 at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wisconsin.

SDSU, who competed against 11 other schools, avoided last place by shooting a 901 overall, which was 37-over-par in the three rounds played. Senior Jared Nicolls lead the Jacks by shooting five-over-par and tying for 27th overall individually.

Illinois State won the invitational by finishing nine-under-par and Nevada’s Joey Vrzich finished first, individually, shooting 13-under-par.

Both Jackrabbit teams will next tee-off on Sept., 17. The men will travel to Fort Collins, Colorado for the Ram Masters Invitational and the women will participate in the Mercedes Benz Women’s Collegiate Championship in Knoxville, Tennessee.