ST. GEORGE, Utah — The North Dakota State Men’s Golf Team wrapped up the Pizza Hut Pat Hicks Invitational on Sunday at Sunbrook Golf Course, carding a final round 284 to move up the standings and finish seventh overall.
The Bison had three golfers, Ian Simonitch, Brock Winter and Jack Johnson, map -3 rounds of 69 on the final day of the three-day event. Simonich had five birdies and 11 parries in his round as he climbed six spots to finish tied for 11and globally.
Winter had a round of four birdies and 13 pars as he jumped 14 places to finish 15and overall at -2, finishing with a three-day score of 214.
Johnson jumped 18 places to finish tied for 16and, one shot behind Winter. Johnson sat at +2 for his turn through 13 holes, but pressed on, carding five straight birdies to soar up the leaderboard. He finished the day with seven birdies in total.
Nate Dezielwho played as an individual, finished sixth overall after a final round 74. Deziel took the lead after round two with rounds of 66 and 68 to start the event.
North Dakota State will resume action February 28 and March 1 at the Dove Mountain Intercollegiate hosted by Valpo at the Dove Mountain Golf Club in Marana, Arizona.