Both teams finished fifth in their pools to play for the ninth position.Tuvalu proved too strong for Solomon Islands winning the first set in a close encounter 25-19. Solomon Islands played hard in the second set but lacked defence letting Tuvalu spike right through to win the round by a big margin 25-15. Tuvalu maintained pace with their blocks and ball placement to win the third set 25-19. Solomon Islands have finished their Pacific Games campaign at the bottom on 10th place.
Freshman Tim Lim finished a stroke back from Ison to place tied for 14th. Lim shot a two-over-par 74 on the final day for a total score of 149 (75-74). Results Story Links Senior Drew Ison fired a one-over-par, 73, to finish tied for 11th-place with a team-best total score of 148 (75-73). Chase Wicklund, who played as an individual, recorded a total score of 167 (80-87). The Bulldogs registered a 302 for a final score of 602 (300-302) and moved up five spots to finish tied for sixth with Minnesota, who recorded a 317 in the second round. Iowa State managed to hold on to its lead to take home the team title with a score of 583 (280-303). Host Iowa finished runner-up one shot behind the Cyclones with a score of 384 (285-299). Sophomore Kyle MacDonald carded a three-over, 75, on the 7,239-yard, par-72 course to finish tied for 30th with a score of 152 (77-75). Tommi Avant carded an 80 on the final day to finish with a total score of 154 (74-80), while Arjun Reddy closed out the team’s performance with a total score of 160 (76-84). “I am extremely proud of the team and how we played today. The conditions were so tough. It was absolutely freezing out with strong winds and rain,” said Drake head coach Matt Lewis. “We had the second-best score of the day which shows our mental toughness and character. We also moved up five spots and had a strong finish.” IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Drake University men’s golf team put together the second-best score of the day to finish tied for sixth place at the two-day, 36-hole Hawkeye Invitational. The Bulldogs will have nearly 10 days to make final preparations for the MVC Championship on April 23-24 at Cape Girardeau, Mo. Print Friendly Version