WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio - - Mount Union's men's golf team finished the first round of the Ohio Athletic Conference championship in third place at the River Greens Golf Course.
The Purple Raiders totaled 304 strokes on the 6,668 yard par 72 layout which was two strokes behind first place Otterbein (302).
Nicholas Rhodes (Otterbein) led all golfers with a first round score of 70.
Dillon Bright (Granville/Granville) led the way for the Raiders after firing a first round score of 75 which was tied for fourth place.
Each team will play 27 holes tomorrow and concluded with 18 on Sunday.
2013 OAC Men's Championship
River Greens Golf Course (West Lafayette, Ohio)
1 Otterbein 302, 2 John Carroll 303, 3 Mount Union 304, 4 Ohio Northern 311, 5 Capital University 312, 6 Heidelberg Univ. 321, 7 Muskingum University 323
Top 5 individual scores
1 Nicholas Rhodes (Ott) 70, 2 Nicholas Boccio (JCU) 71, 3 Alex DiPalma (JCU) 73, T 4 Dillon Bright (MTU) 75, T 4 Rick Deichert (ONU) 75