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College Golf: NDSU's Israelson fires 1-under at Regional

Stockton, Calif.--Sophomore Andrew Israelson finished tied for 23rd at 1-under 215 to lead the North Dakota State University Bison men's golf team to 13th-place in the program's first appearance at the Pacific Regional tournament May 16 at the Re...

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Andrew Israelson

Stockton, Calif.-Sophomore Andrew Israelson finished tied for 23rd at 1-under 215 to lead the North Dakota State University Bison men's golf team to 13th-place in the program's first appearance at the Pacific Regional tournament May 16 at the Reserve at Spanos Park.

In their inaugural NCAA Division I tournament, NDSU shot team scores of 297, 295, 294 for a 54-hole 22-over-par 886.

Kansas captured the regional championship with a 20-under 844, while Stanford placed second with a three-round 19-under par 845. Iowa State rounded out the top three.

Kansas, Stanford, Iowa State, Alabama and Oregon advanced to the NCAA Championship by virtue of finishing in the top-five positions.

Israelson, a Staples-Motley High School graduate, fired rounds of 72-71-72 for his 215. He was tied for 27th after his opening-round 72. He moves up to a tie for 21st after his 1-under 71 Tuesday, but dropped to 23rd after another 72.

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Israelson, Stone at Nationals

HOUSTON-In the first round of the NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship Wednesday, Augustana sits in a tie for ninth place from the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston.

The Vikings, who shot a combined 17-over-par (305) are just three strokes shy of being inside the top eight after Day One. The University of Indianapolis is two-under-par and is in first place, ahead of second-place Dallas Baptist.

Senior Emily Israelson (Staples) fired a 5-over 77 to land in a tie for 38th after round one.

Freshman Alex Stone (Crosslake) struggled in her first national championship with a 91.

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