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6th of 8, 1250 Strokes
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March 25, 2012

Burns leads Men's Golf to fifth place finish at Mt. St. Joseph Invitational

By Tim Glon

NORTH BEND -- Sophomore Colin Burns carded an 8-over par 152 to lead the Ohio Northern men's golf team to a fifth place finish at the Mount Saint Joseph Spring Invitational Saturday and Sunday at the Ashton Oaks Golf Course.

The Polar Bears (30-12-2) finished fifth out of 13 teams with a score of 628 strokes.

Transylvania (Ky.) won the team title with a 587, Hanover (Ind.) was second with a 601 and Centre (Ky.) was third with a 604.

Burns followed a first round 77 with a second round 75 to finish tied for 11th out of 86 golfers on the 6632-yard, par-72 course.

Sophomore Ryan Wirtz tied for 20th with a 75-80--155, senior Phillip Caffee tied for 33rd with an 80-79--159, junior Travis Ballinger tied for 43rd with an 81-82--163 and freshman Andrew Quintrell tied for 53rd with an 80-87--167.

Transylvania's Stephen Montgomery took Medalist honors with a 4-under par 69-71--140.

The Polar Bears will return to action next Friday and Saturday at the Muskingum Invitational.

Team Standings

1. Transylvania (Ky.) 296-291--587, 2. Hanover (Ind.) 301-300--601, 3. Centre (Ky.) 305-289--604, 4. Mount Saint Joseph 305-302--607, 5. Ohio Northern 312-316--628, 6. Franklin (Ind.) 322-317--639, 7. Muskingum 327-326--653, 8. Alma (Mich.) 319-338--657, 9. Anderson (Ind.) 339-326--665, 10. Defiance 329-343--672, 11. Manchester (Ind.) 344-340--684, 12. Rose-Hulman (Ind.) 353-348--701, 13. Thomas More (Ky.) 355-368--723.

Top 5 Individuals

1. Stephen Montgomery (TU) 69-71--140, t2. Justin Tereshko (TU) 76-71--147, t2. Robert Bader (Han) 72-75--147, t2. Kenny Brosnam (MSJ) 73-74--147, t1. Marty Predmesky (Alma) 67-80--147.

Ohio Northern Individual Results

t11. Colin Burns 77-75--152, t20. Ryan Wirtz 75-80--155, t33. Phillip Caffee 80-79--159, t43. Travis Ballinger 81-82--163, t53. Andrew Quintrell 80-87--167.

Other Ohio Northern Individual Results

t67. Angelo Palmer 84-88--172, 80. Pat Helman 92-87--179.

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