ALLIANCE, Ohio- Mount Union's Men's Golf team placed second on the first day of the Purple Raider Fall Invitational at the Tannenhauf Golf Course in Alliance, Ohio.
The Purple Raiders are in second place with a score of 297 which is one stroke behind first place team John Carroll University with a score of 296. Allegheny (Pa.) is two strokes behind Mount Union with a 299 for third place.
Leading the Raiders was Buster Thomas (Cortland/Lakeview) who shot a 68 on the day. Thomas is also first place in the invitational with Sam Gray from Allegheny in second place with a 71.
Also finishing in the top 10 for the Raiders were Sean Croell (Newton Falls/Newton Falls), Andrew Thompson (New Albany/New Albany) and Joe Lucci (Columbiana/Columbiana) who all tied for ninth with a score of 75.
Mount Union will finish the Purple Raider Fall Invitational tomorrow Sunday, September 25 starting at 10:00 PM at Tannenhauf Golf Course.
Tannenhauf Golf Course
Par 72, 6,694 Yards
1.John Carroll University 296, 2. Mount Union 297, 3. Allegheny 299, 4. Wooster 309, T5. Baldwin Wallace & Shenandoah University 311, 7. Westminster College 315, 8. Hiram 348
Top 5 Individuals
1.Buster Thomas (UMU) 68, 2. Sam Gray (Allegheny) 71, T3. Conor O'Grady (JCU) & Cody Mast (Malone)* 72, T5. Daniel Mosher (Malone)*, Blake Forst (Shenandoah) & John Schnur (JCU) 73
1.Buster Thomas (68), T9. Sean Croell, Andrew Thompson*, & Joe Lucci* (75), T18. Clayton Kendall* & Luke Engle* (76), T24. Tyler Ellis*, Jake Brake, & Bryce Hood (77), T45. Nate Garofalo* & Matt Eddins* (80), T51. Matt Dudley (81), T67. Drew Beck*, Tyler Gannon* & John Dietrich* (84), T74. Evan Chapple* (86) T76. Quentin Rock* & Jaret Golgosky* (87), T79. Nicklaus Bayer* (88), T81. Brian Keith Hudson Jr.* (89), 83. Nick Gingo* (90)
* In Tournament as Individual