McCoy places 1st, team places 2nd at Hawkeye Invitational

Daily Staff

Nate McCoy placed first at the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational in Iowa City on Saturday.

The senior finished with a score of 202, which was six less strokes than runner-up Chris Brant of Iowa, to win the third tournament of his career.

“I felt really confident in my swing this week,” McCoy said in a news release. “This was the first trip this spring where I felt everything was grooved.”

Iowa State finished second overall out of 11 teams with a team score of 842. Iowa won the event shooting 840.

Scott Fernandez tied for fifth, finishing with a score of 211. Borja Virto rounded out the Cyclones’ three top-10 finishers, placing ninth with a three-round score of 213.

The Cyclones will compete next at the Big 12 Championshps on April 27 in Houston.