GVSU Wins Northern Michigan Invite By 11 Strokes With a Five Under Par 847

Lakers place three among top eight

Matt Malloure finished tied for 4th with a -3 210.

Sept. 9, 2008

Marquette, Mich. - Grand Valley State opened the 2008-09 season in fine fashion at the Northern Michigan Invitational with a first-place finish. GVSU shot a -5 847 at the Marquette Golf Club-Grey Walls to claim top honors. The Lakers opened with a -1 283, followed by back-to-back rounds of -2 282. Indianapolis finished second, 11 shots behind the Lakers (858). GVSU has now won the NMU Invite twice in the last three years and the Laker have claimed 12 tournament titles in the last three years. GVSU will return to action Sept. 15 and 16 at the Indianapolis Invitational.

Matt Malloure (Farmington Hills, Mich./Brother Rice) and Tyler Hering (Muskegon, Mich.) both carded 54-hole scores of -3 210 and finished tied for fourth. Josh Burt (Holt, Mich.) finished tied for eighth wit a -2 (211), while Matt Johnson (Haslett, Mich.) carded a +6 219 to finish tied for 17th. Ben Brooks (Cedar Springs, Mich.) rounded out the Laker lineup with a +7 220.



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