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Grubnich Paces Indiana In Third Round of Big Ten Championship

May 3, 2014


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FRENCH LICK, Ind. - Indiana junior Nicholas Grubnichcarded a 2-over par round of 74 on Saturday, to move 23 spots up the leaderboard as the Hoosiers sit in eighth place after three rounds of the Big Ten Championship at the Pete Dye Course.

The Hoosiers posted a team score of 313 in Saturday's third round, giving them a total score of 919 (301-305-313) to this point and they trail seventh place Michigan State by six strokes.

With winds blowing 20 mph consistently during the round, Grubnich battled his way around the course to the tune of three birdies, three bogeys and one double bogey. After starting his round in a tie for 43rd on the individual leaderboard, he now sits in a tie for 20th place entering the final round with a total score for the tournament of 229 (+13).

Senior Hugo Menendezalso played better than most on the day, finishing with a 76 to move up into a tie for 24th place individually. Menendez finished his round with a flurry, nearly making an eagle on the par 5 seventh hole and then followed that up with a tap-in birdie on the par 3 eighth hole that was playing directly into the wind. He is just one stroke behind Grubnich with a total score of 230 so far.

Max Kollin registered a round of 81 on Saturday, giving him a score of 232 for the week and a tie for 36th place while David Mills joins him at 232 following his 83 on Saturday. Freshman Will Segerplayed the course in 82 shots on Saturday and is tied for 49th at 236.

Indiana will be playing with Michigan State for Sunday's final round, with the first of five pairings going off the tenth tee at 9:20 a.m. ET. Hole-by-hole scoring is available at golfstat.com.

Team Standings
1) Minnesota (295-300-301, 896) +32
T2) Illinois (297-298-308, 903) +39
T2) Purdue (298-296-309, 903) +39
4) Northwestern (301-301-305, 907) +43
5) Ohio State (302-294-313, 909) +45
6) Iowa (307-296-307, 910) +46
7) Michigan State (303-307-303, 913) +49
8) Indiana (301-305-313, 919) +55
9) Penn State (307-300-315, 922) +58
10) Wisconsin (311-302-312, 925) +61
11) Nebraska (309-306-315, 930) +66
12) Michigan (303-317-311, 931) +67

Indiana Scores
T20) Nicholas Grubnich (76-79-74, 229; +13)
T24) Hugo Menendez (74-80-76, 230; +14)
T36) Max Kollin (75-76-81, 232; +16)
T36) David Mills (77-72-83, 232; +16)
T49) Will Seger (76-78-82, 236; +20)

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