Men’s Golf Finishes Second At Nye Intercollegiate

WOOSTER, Ohio -  - Mount Union's men's golf team finished in second place at the Nye Intercollegiate which was held at Wooster Country Club.

The Purple Raiders totaled 630 strokes on the 6,545 yard par 72 layout which was 21 strokes behind first place Wittenberg (609) and 10 strokes ahead of third place Wooster (640). 

Mount Union had three golfers finish in the top 10. Jon Lieser (Minerva/Minerva), Nick Popely (Painesville/Riverside) and Justin Schoen (Bellevue/Bellevue) all finished in a tie for ninth with a 158 stroke total. 

Ben Hogenkamp (Wittenberg) and Sam Geise (Wittenberg) were named co-medalists with a 150 stroke total. 

The Raiders return to the links April 26-28 for the three-day Ohio Athletic Conference championships held at River Greens Golf Clubn in Coshocton, Ohio. 

 Team Standings

1 Wittenberg University 308 - 301 = 609 

2 University of Mount Union 312- 318 = 630 

3 College of Wooster 322 - 318 = 640 

4 College of Mount St. Joseph 327- 314 = 641

5 Denison University 324 - 325 = 649

6 Kenyon College 326 - 328 = 654

T 7 John Carroll University 341- 323 = 664

T 7 Ohio Northern University 340 - 324 = 664 

T 7 Wabash College 340 - 324 = 664

10 Baldwin Wallace University 331 - 340 = 671

11 Albion College 337 336 673  +97

12 Muskingum University 333 - 342 = 675

13 Heidelberg University 344 - 332 = 676 

14 Olivet College 367 - 343 = 710 

15 Hiram College 381 - 359 = 740  

16 Oberlin College 502 - 485 = 987

Mount Union

T 9 Jon Lieser 74 - 84 = 158, T 9 Nick Popely 78 - 80 = 158, T 9 Justin Schoen 78 - 80 = 158, T 23 Dillon Bright 84 - 78 = 162 , T 23 Ben Lehrke 82 - 80 = 162 , 26 Chad Sanders# 85 - 78 = 163  

# Indicates individual player

Top 5 individual players

 T 1  Sam Geise (Wittenberg) 76 - 74 = 150, T 1 Ben Hogenkamp (Wittenberg) 76 - 74 = 150, 3  David Wetterich (Wittenberg) 76 - 78 = 154, T  4  Tyler Overberg (Mount St. Joseph) 78 - 77 = 155, T 4  Adam Sanders (Baldwin Wallace) 76 - 79 = 155

 


 

 

 



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