ALLIANCE, Ohio- Mount Union Men's Golf team finished day one in first place in the Mount Union Invitational at the Alliance Country Club.
The Purple Raiders carded a first round team score of 300 which was seven strokes ahead of second place Baldwin Wallace who carded a 307. Muskingum is in third place with a score of 310.
Mount Union was led by junior Buster Thomas (Cortland/Lakeview), who also leads the Invitational, with a score of 72.
Also finishing in the top 10 for the Raiders was sophomore Sean Croell (Newton Falls/Newton Falls) who tied for third, junior Matt Dudley (Canal Fulton/Northwest), senior Jake Brake (Van Wert/Van Wert) and freshman Bryce Hood (Alliance/Alliance) who each tied for fifth and senior Clayton Kendall (Galion/Galion) who tied for eighth.
The second round of the Mount Union Invitational will continue Monday September 12.
Mount Union Invitational
Alliance Country Club
Par 70 – 6,420
1.Mount Union 300, 2. Baldwin Wallace 307, 3. Muskingum 310
Top 5 Individuals
1.Buster Thomas (72), T3. Sean Croell (75), T5. Matt Dudley, Jake Brake & Bryce Hood (76), T8. Clayton Kendall (77), T15. Eric O'Connor & Matt Eddins (79), T18. Andrew Thompson & Luke Engle (80), T21. Joe Lucci (81), T23. Killian May, John Dietrich & Drew Beck (82), 27. Nate Garofalo (85), 28. Tyler Ellis (86), T29. Quentin Rock, & Tyler Gannon (87), 33. Nicklaus Bayer (89), 34. Nick Gingo (90), 35. Evan Chapple (95), 37. Jaret Golgosky (100)