Oct. 9, 2017
SKOKIE, Ill. — Oliver Farrell made a 15 spot jump to a tie for 10th place with a final round 67 to finish the tournament with an even par 210, while No. 22 Marquette finished tied for fifth with an 8-over-par 848 at the Windon Memorial Classic, hosted by Northwestern.
MU shot an even par 280 in the finale on Monday - it was the second par or better round for the Golden Eagles (276-292-280— 848) in the event, including a 4-under-par first round.
Farrell’s 3-under-par final round was his second sub-70 round of the tournament (69-74-67—210) and helped MU jump two spots up the leaderboard, after starting the third round in seventh place. Farrell notched 10 birdies over 54 holes on the Par 70, 6,793-yard course to finish four strokes off the 4-under-par pace set by co-medalists Patrick Flavin of Miami (Ohio) and Brendon Doyle of Indiana.
He led three MU players with top-20 finishes - Matt Murlick (68-73-70–211) finished tied for 13th at 1-over-par, while Hunter Eichhorn (68-73-71—212) was tied for 17th at 2-over-par.
Penn State and Northwestern tied for the win with 5-under-par 835s. Eighty-four players were in the Windon Memorial field.
Marquette gets a weekend off before traveling to the Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invitational in El Paso, Texas, Oct. 20-22.
MARQUETTE TEAM SCORING
276-292-280—848 (8-over-par) - Par 70
T-10 - Oliver Farrell - 69-74-67—210
T-13 - Matt Murlick - 68-73-70–211
T-17 - Hunter Eichhorn - 68-73-71—212
T-38 - Matthew Bachmann - 72-73-72–217
T-45 - Austin Kendziorski - 71-73-74–219
T-72 - Garrett Loomis - 74-78-73—225