High winds with near gale-force gusts have kept scores high during Monday’s play in the Summit League Men’s Golf Championships at Sand Creek Station.

North Dakota State and Denver are tied for the team lead after two rounds of play. Each team has a score of 608. South Dakota is third at 612, followed by Fort Wayne at 621, Western Illinois at 623, Oral Roberts at 623, Omaha at 631 and South Dakota State at 638.

Denver led after Sunday’s play at 294, but gained 20 strokes through the rougher conditions Monday. South Dakota State had a 296 Sunday and only gained 16 strokes Monday.

South Dakota had Monday’s best team showing at 310.

Zach Schroeder of Fort Wayne holds a one-stroke lead over Tate Arends of South Dakota 145-147. Schroeder opened the meet with a two-under par 70 Sunday and shot a 75 Monday. Arends shot a 71 Sunday and a 76 Monday. Both have the only under-par rounds of the tournament.

Andrew Israelson of North Dakota State and Scott Fudenberg of South Dakota are tied for third at 148. Israelson had Monday’s low round of 73. Thirawat Chantrakantanond of Omaha is fourth at 149.

The final round tees off at 8 a.m. today. The team winner gains an automatic berth to the NCAA Regionals.

Summit League

Men’s Championships

Sand Creek Station

Par 72, 6,733 yards

Team scores

North Dakota State;296;312—608


South Dakota;302;310—612

Fort Wayne;299;322 —621

Western Illinois;298;325—623

Oral Roberts;306;317—623


South Dakota State;308;330—638


1. Zach Schroeder FW;70;75—145

2. Tate Arends SD;71;76—147

T3. Andrew Israelson NDS;75;73—148

T3. Scott Fudenberg SD;74;74—148

5. Thirawat Chantrakantanond Om.;72;77—149

6. Jackson Solem Den.;72;78—150

T7. Callahan Elzey FW;74;77—151

T7. Van Holmgren NDS;75;76—151

T9. Jake Kelley Den.;74;79—153

T9. John Sand Den.;75;78—153

11. Chris Korte Den.;73;81—154

T12. Nick Myhre NDS;73;82—155

T12. Trent Snodgrass WI:74;81—155

T12. Jackson Wetherbee WI:73;82—155

T15. Drew Eaton WI:75;81—156

T15. Will Holmgren NDS;73;83—156

T15. Lucas Johnson NDS;75;81—156

T18. Mike Biata ORU;82;75—157

T18. Jacob OttaSDS;79;78—157

T18. Jackson Howes ORU;76;81—157

T18. Josh Montgomery ORU;74;83—157

T18. Dustin Hasley ORU;79;78—157

T23. Matt Tolan SD;77;81—158

T23. Eric Hagen Den.;79;79—158

T23. Jonah Wright Om.;77;81—158

26. Sean Miller WI:76;83—159

T27. Alejandro PerazzoSDS;74;86—160

T27. Max DonohueSDS;77;83—160

T27. Kyle Irlbacker WI:79;81—160

T30. Tom Vining SD;82;79—161

T30. Jared NicollsSDS;78;83—161

T30. Sam Musch Om.;81;80—161

33. Jacob Michel SD;80;82—162

34. Eric Brinker FW;78;85—163

35. Cody Burrows ORU;77;87—164

36. David Huxham Om.;77;88—165

37. Joshua Keating FW;81;85—166

38. Cole Christain Om.;79;88—167

39. Zac Turi FW;77;92—169

40. Jaxon LynnSDS;86;87—173