Men's Golf
Nuger Finishes 19th At Big Ten Championships

Junior Larry Nuger finished 19th at the Big Ten Championships to lead the Illini.
Junior Larry Nuger finished 19th at the Big Ten Championships to lead the Illini.

May 7, 2000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Junior Larry Nuger shot a 78 in the final round of competition at the 2000 Big Ten Men's Golf Championships to finish the tournament with a four-round total of 301.

The defending Big Ten co-champion finished in 19th place.

The Illini shot 312 strokes on the final day of the tournament.

Illinois was in fourth place after the first round, however, the Illini fell to 10th after round two.

They were in 11th place by the end of the second day of competition, which is where they finished in the Big Ten Conference.

Illinois shot a total of 1234 strokes in the four rounds of competition at the 72-par, 6,906-yard Kampen course in West Lafayette, Ind.

Freshman Geoff Lound was the second highest Illinois finisher.

He tied for 35th with a total of 310 strokes. Tim Riley and Evan Olson each shot a total of 313 in the tournament to tie for 42nd place.

Chris Dobrovolny shot a 317 to tie for 48th.

Team ScoresIllinois Individuals
1. Northwestern281-286-303-290=1160 19 Larry Nuger 71-78-74-78=301
2. Purdue296-296-305-296=1193 T35Geoff Lound 75-81-79-75=310
3. Penn State311-291-295-311=1198 T42Tim Riley 72-83-79-79=313
4. Ohio State297-300-303-301=1201 T42Evan Olson 77-81-75-80=313
5. Minnesota292-299-307-304=1202 T48Chris Dobrovolny 77-80-80-80=317
6. Wisconsin306-301-303-301=1211
7. Michigan292-299-311-311=1213
8. Michigan State296-306-300-313=1215
9. Indiana299-310-306-308=1223
10. Iowa306-310-299-315=1230
11. Illinois295-320-307-312=1234