Florida State wins Fighting Illini Invitational
Jack Maguire
Jack Maguire
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Florida State got their 2015-2016 collegiate season rolling at the site of this year's U.S. Amateur — Olympia Fields Country Club — with a three-stroke win over a talented field at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational.

Junior Jack Maguire and true freshman Bennett Baker led the team, with a fourth and ninth place finish, respectively. Maguire fired 69-72-67 while Baker opened with 66 and posted 74-71 on the weekend.

Oklahoma State entered the final day tied with Florida State, and despite Wyndham Clark's third-round 65, the Cowboys fell three strokes short. Clark tied for sixth while Walker Cup team member and 2015 British Open low-am honoree Jordan Niebrugge shot three consecutive 71s and tied for 13th.

Maverick McNealy won the individual title by three over Illinois' Thomas Detry. He led Stanford to a fourth place finish, 10 back of the Seminoles, and one back of third-place finishing Arizona State. The Belgian Detry paced his host Illini team to a fifth place showing, just a stroke behind Stanford.

Results For Olympia Fields Fighting Illini Invitational Golf Tournament
Place  PtsScores
1CAMaverick McNealyPortola Valley, CA90067-65-71=203
2BelgiumThomas DetryBelgium54073-74-69=206
3AZAlberto SanchezNogales, AZ27068-70-69=207
T4MSDavis RileyHattiesburg, MS27073-67-68=208
T4FLJack MaguireSt. Petersburg, FL27069-72-67=208

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