Men's Golf shatters 36-hole school record with a 590 at Muskingum Spring Invitational
By Tim Glon
Zanesville —The Ohio Northern men's golf team shattered its 36-hole school record with a 590 to finish fourth at the Muskingum Spring Invitational at Eagle Sticks Golf Course Friday and Saturday.
The Polar Bears (36-15-2) finished with a 294-296—590, 13 shots better then the previous record of 603 set last April at the Heidelberg Invitational.
Otterbein won the team title with a 285-284—569, Denison was second with a 288-295—583 and Mount Union was third with a 299-286—585.
Sophomore Colin Burns fired a 6-over par 73-73—146 to lead Ohio Northern. He finished tied for seventh out of 71 golfers on the par-70, 6508-yard course.
Senior Travis Ballinger tied for 10th with a 75-72—147, sophomore Ryan Wirtz tied for 15th with a 73-76—149, senior Phillip Caffee tied for 32nd with a 73-81—154 and freshman Ted Loewendyck was 43rd with an 83-75—158 for ONU.
Mount Union's Colin Broughton won Medalist honors with a 6-under par 67-67—134.
The Polar Bears will return to action April 10 at the Trine (Ind.) Invitational.
1. Otterbein 285-284—569, 2. Denison 288-295—583, 3. Mount Union 299-286—585, 4. Ohio Northern 294-296—590, 5. Point Park (Pa.) 307-292—599, 6. Muskingum 306-296—602, 7. Baldwin-Wallace 300-309—609, 8. Mount Vernon Nazarene 306-316—622, 9. West Virginia-Parkersburg 317-336—653, 10. Kenyon 338-350—688.
Top 5 Individuals
1. Colin Broughton (MtU) 67-67—134, 2. Taylor Ford (Ott) 69-71—140, t3. Brock Neighbors (Ott) 71-70—141, t3. Matt Mosca (Ott) 69-72—141, t3. Joey Shroyer (Musk) 75-66—141.
Ohio Northern Individual Results
t7. Colin Burns 73-73—146, t10. Travis Ballinger 75-72—147, t15. Ryan Wirtz 73-76—149, t32. Phillip Caffee 73-81—154, 43. Ted Loewendick 83-75—158.
Other Ohio Northern Individual Results