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    Fighting Illini Finish Sixth At Northern Intercollegiate
    Larry Nuger wrapped up<br>the Northern Intercollegiate<br>with a final round score of 71.

    Larry Nuger wrapped up
    the Northern Intercollegiate
    with a final round score of 71.

    Oct. 2, 1999

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Illinois junior Larry Nuger (Longmeadow, Mass.) shot a one-under-par 71 in the third and final round of the Northern Intercollegiate today to finish in a tie for seventh place. His three-round total was 223. Freshman Geoff Lound (New South Whales, Australia) also shot a 71 in the final round. His total score of 226 placed him in a tie for 22nd. Tim Riley (Jr., Belleville, Ill.) finished the tournament tied for 25th with a total of 228. Senior Greg Pittenger (Coto de Caza, Calif.) had a tournament total of 236 placing him in a tie for 50th. Freshman Evan Olson (Wheaton, Ill.) finished one stroke behind Pittenger at 237 which placed him in a tie for 52nd.

    Throughout the Northern Intercollegiate the Illini improved as a team. After round one, Illinois was tied with Purdue for eighth. They finished sixth out of 13 on the Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Indiana. The course is the tentative sight of the Big Ten Conference championship in May. Illinois placed higher than three of the eight conference teams participating in the event.

    Team Scores                          Illinois Individuals 
    1.  Toledo         298-294-298=890   T7  Larry Nuger    77-75-71=223 
    2.  Ohio State     296-298-297=891   T22 Geoff Lound    74-81-71=226 
    3.  Wisconsin      304-292-299=895   T25 Tim Riley      82-72-74=228 
    4.  Michigan State 303-293-301=897   T50 Greg Pittenger 78-75-83=236 
    5.  Purdue         305-295-301=901   T52 Evan Olson     76-78-83=237 
    6.  Illinois       305-300-299=904 
    7.  Marshall       301-300-308=909 
    8.  Penn State     311-293-308=912 
    9.  Miami (Ohio)   306-305-304=915 
    10. Ball State     302-304-315=921 
    11. Iowa           304-306-312=922 
    12. Indiana        308-314-301=923 
    13. Akron          323-308-317=948 

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