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Michigan Wins Big Ten Match Play Championship

February 16, 2014
INDIANA SPORTS PAGE



ROSEMONT, Ill. - With its final match with Purdue tied at 2-2-1, the Michigan men's
golf team won a sudden-death playoff to claim its first Big Ten Match Play
Championship on Saturday at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. The two-day
event featured all 12 Big Ten squads, with the Wolverines posting an 11-7-2 record
during the competition.

Michigan defeated Michigan State 3-2-0 in the first round, posted a 3-2-0 win over
Illinois in the quarterfinals and followed with a 3-1-1 triumph over Iowa in the
semifinals to advance to the championship round.

The Boilermakers placed second at the match play event, Northwestern finished third,
the Hawkeyes were fourth and Minnesota rounded out the top five in the final team
standings.

BTN will broadcast the 2014 Big Ten Match Play Championship via tape delay on
Sunday, March 16. The 90-minute program will air at a time to be determined.


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