Southeast golfers finish 3rd at Murray

Wednesday, October 6, 2004

MURRAY, Ky. -- Southeast Missouri State University's golf team had a strong showing at the Murray State Invitational, finishing third among 10 squads in the 54-hole event that concluded Tuesday.

Murray State won with a score of 857, followed by Morehead State (867) and Southeast (869).

Senior Matt Hillis led the Indians by placing second at 2-under-par 211. He had a 2-under 69 in the final round. Hillis had his third straight top-six finish of the fall season.

Also for Southeast, sophomore Mark Schmitz was 10th (3-over 216), sophomore Zack Decker tied for 25th (12-over 225), and senior Brandon Couch and sophomore Ryan McNiel tied for 28th place (13-over 226).

SIU's Kyle Hosick won the individual title at 5-under 208.

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