Bloomington, Ind. - The Youngstown State men's golf team placed sixth out of 15 teams in a strong field at the Hoosier Invitational which concluded on Sunday afternoon. YSU had a two-round total of 599.
YSU was in eighth place following an opening-round 303 on Saturday before carding a 296 on Sunday. The tournament was schedule for three rounds, but high winds on Saturday cancelled the second round. Western Illinois won with a 578 while Illinois State was second with a 585.
The Penguins finished ahead of Horizon League members Oakland (602) and Detroit (604) at the tournament.
Leading the way once again was senior Brandon Pluchinsky who placed sixth with a two-round 144 (72-72). Pluchinsky tied Indiana's Andrew Havill for sixth as the duo finished behind five golfers who tied for first with a 140.
YSU is next in action on April 11-12 at The Greenbrier Collegiate Invitational in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.