Nagy claims first college win; Scissons earns runner-up finish

Saskatoon's Josh Nagy has his first college win.

Josh Nagy has a college golf win to add to his impressive resume.

Competing for Robert Morris University (RMU) the Saskatoon product won the Bucknell Fall Invitational in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania on Tuesday. Nagy shot back-to-back rounds of 71 before going low with a 66 in the final round to win the event by two shots.

Nagy led his team to a silver medal as well. The Colonials have one tournament left before the Christmas break, that’s the Nassau Intercollegiate in Glen Cove, New York on Oct. 25 and 26.

He joined Golf Saskatchewan’s Clark Stork to discuss the win.

Connor Scissons came close to his first college victory this week in Prescott, Arizona. The Arizona Cristian University (ACU) senior finished in second place at the ERAU Co-Ed Invitational at Antelope Hills North Course. The Saskatoon native shot rounds of 68, 74, and 72 to come just two strokes shy of the win.

The Firestorm team collected a bronze medal at the event held on Oct. 8 to 10. ACU’s next action is the Firestorm Fall Invite in Buckeye, Arizona on Nov. 7 and 8.

In Watertown, Connecticut the Post University Eagles and Estevan’s Jace Carlisle were competing in the Eagles Invitational this week. Carlisle tied for 17th at 10-over par 223 (74, 74 75).

The team lost a playoff for the golf medal in the squad competition. The Eagles have one last event scheduled before the winter break, that’s the Sacred Heart Invitational in Milford, Connecticut on Oct. 16 and 17.

There was a small Saskatchewan reunion in El Dorado, Arkansas this week during the 2022 Arkansas Collegiate Invite with four players from the province competing.

Regina’s Will Blake made his college debut playing for the Southern Arkansas University (SAU) Muleriders ‘B’ squad at the event held at Mystic Creek. Blake shot rounds of 88, 79, and 83 to tie for 60th position. Teammate Luke Cote, also of Regina was in the field playing for SAU’s ‘A’ team in the tournament. Cote finished in 59th place at 248 (81, 81, 86) while the team was third. Blake’s team was 12th.

The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) was also in the field including Estevan’s Chase Gedak and Prince Albert’s TJ Baker. Gedak tied with Blake for 60th (80, 86, 84) while Baker was 69th after rounds of 90, 86, and 84. The Weevils team placed 13th.

Next up for UAM is the Lyon Fall Invitational on Oct. 31 to Nov. 1. The Muleriders have the Tulsa Cup coming up on Oct. 24 and 25 in Tulsa. Oklahoma.

Saskatoon’s Will Danielson is coming off a collegiate win last week for Milsaps College. This week didn’t go as well as Danielson placed 105th in the Oglethorpe Fall Invitational at Royal Lakes Golf and Country Club in Flowery Branch, Georgia. He shot 83 in round one and 80 in the second round for a 36-hole total of 163. The Majors were 18th as a team.

Next up for Danielson is the Carey Gulf Shore Invitational in Gulf Shores, Alabama at The Peninsula Golf Club on Oct. 24 and 25.

Holly Knudsen of Chaplin wrapped up the fall portion of her schedule with the Minot State Beavers this week in Larchwood, Iowa for the Sioux Falls Invitational at Grand Falls Golf Course. Knudsen tied for 12th at 33-over par (86, 91). The Beavers were fifth as a team.

Alex Swinnerton, Guillermo Salazar, and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Crimson Hawks were in action this week in a tune up event ahead of their conference championship. In Danville, Pennsylvania on Oct. 10 at Frosty Valley Resort Salazar shot 78, the Calgary product and Waskesiu Golf Course member tied for 13th, Swinnerton tied for 22nd with an 81.

The team was fourth overall, the Eagles begin the PSAC Championship on Friday in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.