NCAC Weekly Release (10-22-12) - Men's Golf
The North Coast men’s golf teams are beginning to bring the fall portion of their schedules to a close. Ohio Wesleyan will compete in the final tournament of the fall this week as the Battling Bishops travel to Greensboro, North Carolina, for the O’Briant-Jensen Memorial, hosted by Guilford at the Cardinal Golf & Country Club.
DENISON concluded its fall schedule by finishing in a three-way tie for second-place at the Manhattanville Fall Invitational held at Hudson National G.C., October 14-15. The Big Red carded a 36-hole total of 635 (313-322) to finish deadlocked in the standings with Farmingdale St. and NYU, while Rensselaer captured the team title with a two-day total of 611 (309-302). Junior Aaron Klimchuk (White Plains, NY/White Plains) was the Big Red’s top individual finisher at the event in a tie for fourth-place with a two-day total of 152 (73-79), while sophomore Dylan Francis (Manhattan Beach, CA/Loyola) also finished in the top-10 in a tie for seventh with a 156 (79-77).
OHIO WESLEYAN captured its second-straight team title after firing a two-day total of 599 (300-299) to win the Maryville College Fall Invitational at Green Meadow Country Club, October 19-20. Senior Jerry Moore (Mogadore, OH/Mogadore) opened the tournament with a 77 on Friday and fired an even-par 72 on Saturday to finish with a two-day total of 149. In addition, sophomore Kaneat Nimcharoenwan (Bangkok, Thailand/Buckeye Valley) also finished in the top-5 in a tie for fifth with a 36-hole total of 150 (77-73).
WITTENBERG brought its fall schedule to an end at the Golfweek Division III Fall Classic held at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Sandestin, FL, October 14-16. The Tigers finished 16th out of 18 teams at the event with a three-day total of 913 (309-307-297), led by sophomore Alex Andrews (Kirtland, OH/Gilmour Acad.) who tied for third-place with solid scores of 75 and 72 in round one and two, respectively, before blistering the course with a four under-par 67 in the final round to post a 54-hole total of 214. Andrews’ 67 was the second-best single round in school history, while his combined scores from round two (72) and three (67) represent the third-best two-round score in program history at 138.