By: Tim Glon
WEST LAFAYETTE — Senior Tom Repicky followed an even par 71 in round one Friday with a 6-over par 77 in round two Saturday to lead Ohio Northern at the three-day Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championships at River Greens Golf Course.
Repicky sits in a four-way tie for seventh place after 36 holes of the 54-hole Championship.
As a team, Northern sits in sixth place with a 301-306—607, but is just 21 shots off the lead and is just nine shots put of second place.
Mount Union is in first with a 290-296—586, Otterbein is second with a 303-295—598, Baldwin-Wallace and Muskingum are tied for third with identical 299-301—600s and John Carroll is fifth with a 299-302—601.
MtU's Scott Miller leads the individual standings with a 4-under par 67-71—138 on the 6,447-yard course.
Sophomore Travis Ballinger is tied for 22nd out of 44 golfers with a 77-76—153, senior Phil Makowski is 27th with a 74-81—155, freshman Colin Burns is tied for 28th with a 7-77—1569 and freshman Ryan Wirtz is tied for 34th with an 82-76—158.
The top 18 golfers at the end of 54 holes earn All-Conference honors.
The third and final round is slated to begin Sunday at 10 am.
1. Mount Union 290-296—586, 2. Otterbein 303-295—598, t3. Muskingum 299-301—600, t3. Baldwin-Wallace 299-301—600, 5. John Carroll 299-302—601, 6. Ohio Northern 301-306—607, 7. Heidelberg 308-307—615, 8. Capital 319-310—629, 9. Wilmington 320-WD.
Top 10 Individual Results
1. Scott Miller (MtU) 67-71—138, 2. Ricky Jaskolski (BW) 71-71—142, 3. Jon Lieser (MtU) 73-72—145, t4. Jourdon Leymon (Musk) 74-73—147, t4. Alex DiPalma (JCU), 74-73—147, t4. James Mickey (Musk) 74-73—147, t7. Tom Repicky (ONU) 71-77—148, t7. David Lilly (Berg) 75-73—148, t7. Ben Adams (Ott) 75-73—148, t7. Matt Mosca (Ott) 74-74—148.
Ohio Northern Individual Results
t7. Tom Repicky 71-77—148, t22. Travis Ballinger 77-76—153, 27. Phil Makowski 74-81—155, t28. Colin Burns 79-77—156, t34. Ryan Wirtz 82-76—158.