LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Bellevue University men's golf team fired a 298 second round to secure a second place finish at the NWU Spring Conference Preview played at the Hillcrest Country Club on Monday
Nebraska Wesleyan Spring Invitational:
Location: Lincoln, Neb.
Host: Nebraska Wesleyan University
1st Round Course: Wilderness Ridge Golf Course
Yardage: 6,610 yards
2nd Round Course: Hillcrest Country Club
Yardage: 6,913 yards
The Bruins entered the day in a three-way tie for first place alongside Nebraska Wesleyan and the University of Dubuque. Dubuque fell off the pace with a 317 and NWU carded a team score of 296 to eke out a two-stroke victory over BU.
Grant Johnson (Nebraska Wesleyan) shot even par over the 36-hole event to claim the individual title after beginning the day four shots back of Kane Hyde (Dubuque). Johnson edged out Kobe Rhodes (+1).
Juan Gomez was Bellevue's top finisher, wrapping up the event with a 2-over score.
Bellevue will next compete at the 2019 North Star Athletic Association Championship which the Bruins are hosting at the Platteview Country Club in Bellevue, Neb.