Men's Golf: Raiders Finish in Second Place at OAC Championships

Andrew Thompson (Photo By: Lenny Reich)
Andrew Thompson (Photo By: Lenny Reich)

COSHOCTON, Ohio – Mount Union's men's golf team finished in second place at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships held at the River Greens Golf Course in Coshocton, Ohio to finish their 2016-17 season.

The Purple Raiders carded a season low third round score of 292 with an overall score of 893. Mount Union was 10 strokes behind first place team Otterbein, 883.  

Luke Engle (Maysville/Maysville) led the Raiders as he tied for eighth place with a final score of 223.

Andrew Thompson (New Albany/New Albany) was right behind Engle as he tied for 10th place carding a final score of 224.

Buster Thomas (Cortland/Lakeview), Jake Brake (Van Wert/Van Wert) and Sean Croell (Newton Falls/Newton Falls) all tied for 12th as they each carded a final score of 226.


River Greens Golf Course

Par 72

Team Scores

1 Otterbein 286+299+298=883, 2. Mount Union 298+303+292=893, 3. John Carroll 302+304+901=, 4. Ohio Northern 296+299+308=903, 5. Baldwin Wallace 304+296+309=909 6. Capital 311+310+308=929, 7. Muskingum 317+312+311=940  8. Heidelberg 319+309+317=945

Top 5 Individuals

1 Scott Shroeder (BW) 73+65+78=216, 2. Tyler Davis (ONU) 72+73+73=218, 3. Kris Clarke (OTT) 70+75+74=219 4. Connor O'Grady 72+73+75=220 T5. Kurt Fortman (OTT) 70+76+75=221 & Austin Wells (OTT) 73+74+74=221

Mount Union

T8. Luke Engle 74+75+74=223, T10. Andrew Thompson 76+74+74=224, T12. Buster Thomas 74+77+75=226, Jake Brake 77+77+72=226 & Sean Croell 74+80+72=226