Men’s golf team finishes 2nd at Missouri Tiger Intercollegiate


Nate McCoy, senior in communication studies, is the lone senior on a young ISU men’s golf team.

Erik Hendricks

The ISU men’s golf team jumped two spots to finish second at the Missouri Tiger Intercollegiate tournament in Columbia, Mo., on Tuesday.

Going into the final round, Iowa State was in fourth place with a score of 588. At the time, senior Nate McCoy was leading the team, tied for third place individually.

The team stepped up its game in the final round and bumped itself up to finishing in second place, with a total score of 876.

The team was led by McCoy, who finished in third place with a first round of 69, second round of 71 and a final round of 71.

Close behind was freshman Scott Fernandez. He finished tied for eighth place with a first round of 71, second round of 80 and a final round 68.

Missouri held on to first place throughout the tournament, finishing with a total score of 856.

Iowa State will be back in action Saturday at the Taylor-Made Hawkeye Invitational in Iowa City.