Men's Golf

 

BW Menís Golf Teams Stands Tied for Fourth Place After First Day of OAC Tournament

BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University menís golf teams stands tied for fourth place after the first day of competition at the 2008 Ohio Athletic Conference Golf Tournament at the Colonial Players Club in Harrod, Ohio. The second day of compedtition takes place tomorrow, Friday, April 25.

Fans can access the OAC Menís Golf Web site and receive LIVE scoring at www.onu.sports.com/MGolf/oac08/index.html.

The Yellow Jackets totalled 325 strokes and are tied with Heidelberg College for fourth place. Mount Union College leads with a 307-stroke team total with Otterbein College second and host Ohio Northern University third.

Individually for BW, senior No.1 and All-OAC player Matt Lewis (Canal Fulton/ Northwest) had the top Yellow Jacket round with a 77 on the par-72 and 7,050-yard Colonial Golfers Club layout. Lewis was followed by sophomore Mike Falk (Strongsville) with an 81, senior Mike Jenior (Rootstown) with an 83, freshman Brian Routhieaux (Gibsonia, Pa./ Mars Area) with an 84 and senior Jesse Baird (Avon Lake) with an 85.

The winner of the OAC Tournament receives the OACís automatic berth to next weekís NCAA Division III National Tournament.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact BW Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at 440-826-2327, by FAX machine at 440-826-2329 or via e-mail at kruple@bw.edu. To contact Head Coach Chris Kibler, please call 440-826-2182 or e-mail at ckibler@bw.edu. You can get all of the latest BW athletics information by visiting our Web site at www.bw.edu/athletics.

First Day OAC Championship Tournament

Menís Golf Aggate Results:

At the Colonial Players Club in Harrod, Ohio
Ohio Northern University (host school)
Par-72 and 7,050 yards

HOW THEY STAND (After 18 holes):  1. Mount Union, 307; 2. Otterbein, 310; 3. Ohio Northern, 312; 4 (tie). Baldwin Wallace and Heidelberg, 325; 6. John Carroll, 328; 7 (tie). Muskingum and Wilmington, 340; 9. Capital, 348.

Mount Union Individuals:  Mulklen, 74; Nussbaum, 76; Alshouse, 78; Murray, 79; Muller, 83.

BW Individuals:  Lewis, 77; Falk, 81; Jenior, 83; Routhieaux, 84; Baird, 85.

John Carroll Individuals:  Bove, 80; Schroeder, 82; Spalding, 83; Ferguson, 83; Buescher, 85.

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