Bruchhauser nabs Golfer of the Week after Missouri State Intercollegiate

By Eddie Miller, Sports Reporter

DeKALB– Freshman Ian Bruchhauser earned his first Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week award with a second place finish at the Missouri State Intercollegiate. Bruchhauser’s performance led to NIU finishing third in the first tournament of the spring competition season.

Despite poor weather conditions, Bruchhauser finished the tournament two-under par – the only NIU golfer to shoot under par. Bruchhauser’s best round and season low came on the second day of the tournament, shooting a 68 in the third round. 

Bruchhauser opened the tournament shooting a 69 in the first round. Despite shooting a 73 in round two, Bruchhauser finished the tournament second overall shooting a 210. His performance helped NIU place third out of 15 teams. 

In his first year golfing at NIU, this is Bruchhauser’s first MAC Golfer of the Week award and the Huskies’ third on the season.

The Huskies’ next tournament is from Thursday to Sunday at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. NIU will be competing in The Goodwin – a tournament hosted by Stanford University.