SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-- The inaugural Jackrabbit Fall Invitational wrapped up Monday afternoon with the South Dakota State men’s golf team finishing in second place.
The Jacks shot a three-round team total of 885 (291-293-301) at the 6,424-yard, par 70 MInnehaha Country Club.
Junior Hudson Carpenter opened with rounds of 70 and 74 on Sunday leaving him in a tie for fifth. He then fired a 69 (213) in the final round Monday and finished one stroke behind North Dakota State’s Nathan Anderson, whose sister Amy won the women’s side of the tournament.
Freshman Miles Knutsen carded a 74 in all three rounds (222) to earn his first collegiate top-ten.
Two Jackrabbit seniors placed in the top-25 at the home meet, with Greg Fehrman finishing in a tie for 14th with rounds of 74, 74 and 79 (227). Brian Wynia posted scores of 79, 71 and 79 (229) to finish tied for 18th. Another senior, David Smith, shot rounds of 73, 80 and 82 to finish in a tie for 33rd.
SDSU had three players competing as individuals at the tourney. Freshman AC Sitter finished in a tie for 14th with rounds of 74, 76 and 77 (227). Fellow freshman Joey Pickels scored rounds of 78, 79 and 77 (234) to finish 32nd. Junior Lukas Davison posted rounds of 79, 76 and 81 (236) in a tie for 37th.
NDSU took top team honors by eight strokes with a two-day total of 877 (290-289-298) and had three top-ten finishers.
The Jacks compete next at the Querencia Cabo Challenge on Oct. 14-16 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.