NCAC Weekly Release (5-21-12) - 2012 NCAA Men's Golf Championship
The 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships concluded last Friday (May 18) at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida. The Wittenberg University Tigers finished the four-day event in a tie for seventh-place with 1,202 strokes (309-293-297-303), while Oglethorpe of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) defended its national title with a 72-hole score of 1,171.
In the individual field, the Tigers were led by sophomore David Wetterich (Cincinnati, OH/LaSalle) who finished 14th with a four-day total of 297. Wetterich, who capped off his week with a team-best 74 on Friday, became just the eighth player in program history to finish in the top 15 at the national tournament.
Freshman Alex Andrews (Kirtland, OH/Gilmour) followed Wetterich in the individual standings in 31st after carding a 72-hole score of 301. Roundings out the final three Wittenberg golfers were sophomore Jack Uecker (Akron, OH/St. Vincent-St. Mary) in 52nd (307), junior Craig Osterbrock (Wilmington, OH/Wilmington) in 68th (315) and senior Jordan Millice (Cable, OH/Triad) in 70th (316).