NCAC Weekly Release (9-17-12) - Men's Golf
ALLEGHENY opened play at its own Guy W. Kuhn Invitational on Sunday (9/16) at the Country Club of Meadville. The Gators, who are leading the event after one round with a team score of 294, were led on Sunday by senior Patrick Fritz (Brookeville, PA/Brookeville) and junior Matt Chuba (Sharpsville, PA/Sharpsville) who both fired one-under par 71 opening round scores.
DENISON, DEPAUW, KENYON, OBERLIN, OHIO WESLEYAN, WABASH, WITTENBERG and WOOSTER were all in action over the weekend at the Denison Fall Classic at the Granville Golf Course. Wittenberg captured the team title with a two-day total of 601 (303-298), followed by Ohio Wesleyan in second with 609 strokes (303-306), DePauw in third with 616 (303-313), Kenyon in fifth with 628 (310-318), Denison in seventh with 633 (320-313), Wooster in eighth with 644 (317-327) and Wabash in ninth with 653 (329-324), while Oberlin was represented by individual competitors at the event. Wittenberg sophomore John Chaney (Shaker Hts., OH/Gilmour) was the top NCAC finisher at the event in second-place overall with a 36-hole total of 148 (73-75), while Ohio Wesleyan sophomore Kaneat Nimcharoenwan (Bangkok, Thailand/Buckeye Valley) and DePauw sophomore Eric Tandy (Warsaw, IN/Warsaw) tied for third in the individual standings with two-day totals of 150. Kenyon sophomore Alex Blickle (Wenersville, PA/Lancaster Country Day) and Denison sophomore Jimmy Slovitt (Winnetka, IL/New Trier) tied for 14th overall with 36-hole scores of 153, while Wooster senior John Angelo (Mayfield Hts., OH/Mayfield) carded a 154 (76-78) to tie for 18th. Oberlin freshman Justin Ruiz finished 36th overall with a 160 (77-83), while Wabash junior Seth Hensely (Indianapolis, IN/Brebeuf) tied for 38th in the final standings with 161 strokes (81-80).
HIRAM and WOOSTER took to the course on Monday (9/10) for the John Carroll Poppa Flowers Invitational at the Shaker Heights Country Club in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Wooster finished in a tie for third at the event with an 18-hole total of 307, while Hiram was tenth in the team standings with 349 strokes. Angelo paced the Fighting Scots at the event in a tie for eighth with a 75 (40-35), while the Terriers were led by sophomore Jon Hall (Barberton, OH/Barberton) who carded an 86 (46-40) in the 46th position.