Senior Yuki Kato
April 11, 2014
CINCINNATI - The Xavier men's golf team heads to Bloomington, Ind. to wrap up the regular season at the NYX Hoosier Invitational on Saturday and Sunday (April 12-13).
The Musketeers will take part in the 54-hole event this weekend at the IU Golf Course. XU will play 36 holes Saturday and complete 18 holes on Sunday. The IU Golf Course is a par-71 format and measures 6,813 yards.
The Musketeers will sport a five-person lineup of Korey Ward (West Chester, Ohio/Lakota West), Yuki Kato (Las Vegas, Nev./Faith Lutheran), Matt Wetterich (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle HS), Joo-Young Lee (Hilliard, Ohio/Hilliard Darby) and John Burger (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle).
Xavier will be joined in the tournament by BIG EAST for Butler, as well as host Indiana, Akron, Evansville, Ilinois State, IPFW, IUPUI, Michigan, Oakland, Ohio, Toledo, Western Illinois and Youngstown State.
In their last outing at the Memphis Intercollegiate, the Blue and White shot a three-round total 921 to take 12th place overall. at the Marshall Invitational. Kato and Burger led the XU effort, finishing tied for 32nd overall with a 228 in the two-day event.
Fans can follow the action at the NYX Hoosier Invitational this weekend with live stats available by clicking here.
Course: IU Golf Course
Par/Yardage: 71 (36-35)/6,813
Format: 36 holes Saturday/18 holes Sunday (shotgun both days)
Field (14 teams): Akron, Butler, Evansville, Illinois State, Indiana, IPFW, IUPUI, Michigan, Oakland, Ohio, Toledo, Western Illinois, Xavier, Youngstown State
Live Scoring: http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/indexh.cfm?tournament_id=4769
2013 Team Champion: Indiana – 850 (-2)
2013 Individual Champion: Andrew Fogg (Indiana) - 208 (-5)