ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Mount Union's men's golf team finished day one of the Mount Union Fall Invitational in second place after shooting 304 which was just one stroke behind first place John Carroll.
The Purple Raiders were once again led by senior Buster Thomas (Cortland/Lakeview) who was the day one leader after shooting an even par 72.
Juniors Sean Croell (Newton Falls/Newton Falls) and Luke Engle (Zanesville/Maysville) both shot 76 for a tie for eighth place. Sophomore Isaac Davidson (East Liverpool/East Liverpool) fired an 80 on day one while senior Matt Dudley (Canal Fulton/Northwest) shot 81 which was tied for 32nd and tied for 41st respectively.
The Raiders will be back at Tannenhauf Golf Club in Alliance tomorrow morning as they tee off for day two of the Mount Union Fall Invitational at 10 a.m.
Mount Union Fall Invitational
Tannenhauf Golf Club / Par 72
1. John Carroll 303 2. Mount Union 304 3. Baldwin Wallace 306 T4. Westminster and Muskingum 312 6. Hiram 339
1. Buster Thomas (MTU) 72, 2. Jimmy Clark (BW) 73 T3. Nolan Laughlin (JCU) and Ryan Sikora* (MAL) 74, T5. Raghu Choudhary* (WOO), Chris Kier (WES) and Drake Tobias (BW) 75, T8. Sean Croell (MTU), Luke Engle (MTU), John Schnure (JCU), Mike Furey (JCU), Jacob Van Leeuwan (MUS), Jonny Stuckert (WES) and Matt Eddins* (MTU) 76
Mount Union Scores
1. Buster Thomas 72, T8. Sean Croell, Luke Engle and Matt Eddins* 76, T15. Andrew Thompson* 77, T21. Tyler Ellis* and Anthony Graziano* 78, T27. Jacob Feldner* 79, T32. Isaac Davidson , Nate Garofalo* and Jake Gilson* 80, T41. Matt Dudley and Nicklaus Bayer* 81, T49. Alex Moran* 82, T57. Drew Beck*, Killian May* and John Dietrich* 84, 67. Quentin Rock* 88, 68. Eric O'Connor* 89, 69. Brad Davis* 93, 70. Tyler Gannon* 94
*Indicates Playing as an Individual