Men's Golf: Mount Union Finishes in First Place at the Mount Union Invitational

Men's Golf: Mount Union Finishes in First Place at the Mount Union Invitational

ALLIANCE, Ohio- Mount Union Men's Golf team finished in first place at the Mount Union Invitational at the Alliance Country Club.

The Purple Raiders carded a second round team score of 604 which was only five strokes ahead of second place Baldwin Wallace who scored a 609. Muskingum placed third with a score of 610.

Mount Union was led by junior Buster Thomas (Cortland/Lakeview), who carded a second round score of 75 and placed second in the tournament with a 147.

Muskingums Jacob Van Leeuwen placed first with a second round score of 68, lowest in the Invitational, and ended only two strokes ahead of Thomas with a 145.

Also finishing in the top 10 for the Raiders was Sean Croell (Newton Falls/Newton Falls) who tied for sixth and Matt Dudley (Canal Fulton/Northwest) who tied for ninth.

Mount Union will next compete in the OAC Fall Invitational Sunday, September 18 and Monday September 19.

 

Mount Union Invitational

Alliance Country Club

Par 70 – 6,420

Team Scores

1.Mount Union 604, 2. Baldwin Wallace 609, 3. Muskingum 610

Top 5 Individuals

1.Jacob Van Leeuwen (Musk) 77+68= 145, 2.Buster Thomas (MTU) 72+75= 147, 3. Matt Kershner (BW) 75+ 74= 149, 4. Scott Schroeder (BW) 74+76= 150, 5. Hunter Miller (BW) 79+72= 151

Mount Union

1. Buster Thomas (72+75= 147), T6. Sean Croell (75+77=152), T9. Matt Dudley (76+77=153), T11 Jake Brake & Bryce Hood (76+78=154), 13. Eric O'Connor (79+78=157), T14. Drew Beck (82+76=158), T17. Clayton Kendall (77+82=159) T19. Matt Eddins (79+81=160) & Luke Engle (80+80=160), 22. John Dietrich (82+80= 162), T.23 Andrew Thompson (80+83=163) & Joe Lucci (81+82=163), T26. Tyler Ellis (86+81=167), 30. Killian May (82+93=175) T31. Nicklaus Bayer (89+87=176) & Quentin Rock (87+89=176), 33. Tyler Gannon (87+92=179), 34. Nick Gingo (90+91=181), T35. Jaret Gologosky (100+91=191), 37. Evan Chapple (95+100=195)