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It's not just Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh who can generate the national headlines.

For the second time in as many months, a Michigan golfer has cracked the top 10 plays of the day on ESPN's "SportsCenter."

Taking the honor Wednesday was junior Kyle Mueller, who, on Tuesday, holed out on the par-4 17th for eagle from 155 yards -- bending his approach shot from the left rough around some trees with a punch 7-iron at Inverness Club in Toledo. His shot was ESPN's No. 4 play of the day.

This comes a month after UM sophomore Nick Carlson made the top 10 for an incredible green-side hole-out at the U.S. Amateur at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township.

Carlson made the semifinals at the U.S. Amateur, and continued his strong play in Toledo, winning the Inverness Collegiate for his first career championship, and the 44th in Michigan program history.

"Coming off what I did at the U.S. Amateur gave me a lot of confidence going into this week," Carlson said, on MGoBlue.com. "This is a tough golf course and a really good field. Being in that pressure situation again like the Am – where it was all or nothing with a ton of nerves – did help."

Carlson finished the three rounds of regulation at 4-under, including a 67 in Tuesday's final round.

That tied him with Duke's Jake Shuman. The two went to a playoff, where Carlson won with a par on the first sudden-death hole.

Michigan finished third in the tournament, behind champion Auburn and runner-up Duke. Michigan State was fourth, led by Michael Sharp, who tied for fourth overall after a final-round, even-par 71.

The Wolverines used a record-setting final round to move up the leaderboard, shooting a combined 14-under on Tuesday. That broke Michigan's single-round mark by two shots and the tournament's by seven.

Mueller finished tied for 13th after a 68, Tom Swanson was tied for 44th after a final-round 67 that included a hole-out for eagle on the 18th, and Bryce Evon tied for 49th after a final-round 68.

"We will take the momentum and hopefully use it for the rest of the fall season," Michigan coach Chris Whitten said.

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