Green Bay Wins CSU Invitational for Third Victory

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: September 24, 2013
Print RSS
Article Image
Courtesy: -
Dan Ozga helped the Phoenix to a third win of 2013-14.

By: Andrew Gavin (@GBGavin)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

CHICAGO, Ill. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay men’s golf team’s great start to the 2013-14 continued on Tuesday at Harborside International Golf Course in Chicago. Playing the back nine in 2-under par, senior Dan Ozga (Edgerton, Wis.) carded a final round 71 to lead the Phoenix to the team title at the CSU Invitational hosted by Chicago State.

After also winning the Green Bay Shootout and the Green Bay Invitational to start the season, the win was the third in four events for Green Bay this fall. The Phoenix also have had the individual medalist in three of four events and finished third in the John Piper Intercollegiate.

Green Bay held a 3-shot lead after Monday’s opening 18 holes, and the Phoenix was again three strokes better than anyone in the field in the final round. With a team score of 592 (298-294), Green Bay finished six strokes in front of second-place Texas Pan American and 14 shots clear of third-place Loyola (606). Eastern Illinois (619) and Chicago State (620) rounded out the field.

Leading the Phoenix was junior Joseph Collard (Marinette, Wis.), who carded his second consecutive round of 1-over par 73 and finished in a tie for second place individually (146=73-73), just one shot back of medalist Ricardo Solis (145=75-70). Collard had 23 pars in the 36-hole event and led the field in scoring on the par fours at 2-under par.

Ozga bounced back from an opening round 77 to lead the Phoenix on day two and finish in a tie for fifth place at 4-over 148 (77-71). The senior was 2-over through 14 holes before making birdie on three of the final four holes. Sophomore Gene Kiela (Plymouth, Wis.) also finished tied for fifth place after a second-straight 2-over par 74 to finish in the top-10 for the fourth time in as many events this season.

Redshirt freshman Joe Du Chateau (Fond du Lac, Wis.) finished tied for ninth (150=74-76) while junior Tom Boockmeier (Green Bay, Wis.), who entered after two-straight victories, finished in a tie for 18th.  

Green Bay returns to the Chicagoland area this weekend to compete in the Dallio Memorial hosted by DePaul at Ruffled Feathers Country Club. The 54-hole event will begin with two rounds on Saturday and conclude with Sunday’s final round. Fans can follow live scoring for the 11-team tournament by clicking here.

#

For the latest and most up-to-date information on Green Bay Athletics, please visit GreenBayPhoenix.com.

Follow us on Twitter: @GBPhoenix, @GBPhoenixMGolf and @GBGavin.

Like Green Bay Phoenix men’s golf and Green Bay Phoenix Athletics on Facebook.
INSIDE MEN'S BASKETBALL
SCHEDULE
Wednesday, December 14
Men's Basketball 
at Wisconsin
8:00 PM
Madison, Wis. (Kohl Center)
 | Live Stats Big Ten Network  | WNFL  
Saturday , December 17
Men's Basketball 
vs. Belmont (Festival Foods Family Game)
4:30 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Monday , December 19
Men's Basketball 
vs. SIUE
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Thursday , December 22
Men's Basketball 
vs. Saint Mary's (MN)
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Thursday , December 29
Men's Basketball 
at Cleveland State
6:00 PM
Cleveland, Ohio (Wolstein Center)
TWC SportsChannel / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Saturday , December 31
Men's Basketball 
at Youngstown State
11:00 AM
Youngstown, Ohio (Beeghly Center)
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Friday , January 06
Men's Basketball 
vs. Milwaukee (Bud Light Night)
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
TWC SportsChannel / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Tuesday , January 10
Men's Basketball 
vs. Northern Kentucky
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
TWC SportsChannel / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Thursday , January 12
Men's Basketball 
vs. Wright State
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Monday , January 16
Men's Basketball 
at Valparaiso
7:00 PM
Valparaiso, Ind. (The ARC)
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Friday , January 20
Men's Basketball 
vs. Youngstown State (Prevea Health BlackOut Cancer Game)
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Monday , January 23
Men's Basketball 
vs. Cleveland State
6:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
American Sports Network / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Friday , January 27
Men's Basketball 
at Oakland
8:00 PM
Rochester, Mich. (Athletics Center O'Rena)
ESPNU / ESPN3  | WNFL  
Sunday , January 29
Men's Basketball 
at Detroit Mercy
1:00 PM
Detroit, Mich. (Callahan Hall)
ESPN3  | WNFL  
Thursday , February 02
Men's Basketball 
vs. UIC (Student-Athlete Achievement Night)
7:00 PM
RESCH CENTER
ESPN3  | WNFL  
ON-DEMAND VIDEO
LAUNCH PLAYER ▸
STAY CONNECTED

EMAIL
SIGN UP

FOLLOW ON
FACEBOOK

Cellcom
Fleet Farm
PNS
Hyatt on Main
S&L Motors
Ticket Star
WMMB
Press Gazette
Country Inn Suites
Brett Favre Steakhouse
Bergstrom
Uploaded Ad
AmericInn
Weidner Center
Uploaded Ad
WNFL