Men's Golf finishes 11th of 13 at Division II-dominated Ohio Dominican Kickoff Classic

Men's Golf finishes 11th of 13 at Division II-dominated Ohio Dominican Kickoff Classic

By Tim Glon

BLACKLICK — The Ohio Northern men's golf team finished 11th of 13 teams at the Ohio Dominican Kickoff Classic on Tuesday at the Jefferson Country Club.

The Polar Bears (3-13 overall) finished with a 36-hole total of 321-316—637 on the par-72 course.

The tournament featured nine NCAA Division II schools.

Ohio Northern finished second of the four Division III teams, defeating Ohio Wesleyan and Capital and trailing Otterbein.

Junior Nick Anderson (Mason) missed his career low by two strokes in the second round of the day, firing an 80-75—155 to finish t29th out of 100 golfers.

Senior Zach Goodchild (Pickerington/North) carded the low round for the Polar Bears with a 73-73—146. Sophomore Ryan Tatman (West Chester/Lakota East) and junior Joshua Turich (Centerville) shot rounds of 83-81—164 and 85-87—172, respectively.

Findlay won the team title with a 292-298—590, edging Indianapolis by four shots and Ashland and Northwood (Mich.) by six shots each.

The Polar Bears will return to action next Tuesday at the Spiess Invitational in Wauseon.

Team Standings

1. Findlay 292-298—590, 2. Indianapolis (Ind.) 297-297—594, t3. Ashland 289-307—596, t3. Northwood (Mich.) 298-298—596, 5. Otterbein 308-296—604, 6. Ohio Valley 301-312—613, 7. Ohio Dominican 300-315—615, 8. Indianapolis (Ind.) "B" 308-313—621, 9. Cedarville 317-314—631, 10. Mount Vernon Nazarene 307-325—632, 11. Columbus State CC 323-312—635, 12. Ohio Northern 321-316—637, 13. Ohio Wesleyan 316-325—641, 14. Capital 328-323—651, 15. Otterbein "B" 336-316—652, 16. Ohio Dominican "B" 327-327—654, 17. Mount Vernon Nazarene "B" 351-367—718.

Top 5 Individual Results

1. Johnny Carlisle (CSCC) 74-67—141, t2. Justin Roth (UF) 70-73—143, t2. Graham McAree (Indy) 70-73—143, t2. Austin Wells (Ott) 73-70—143, 5. Austin Kondratick (Ash) 67-77—144.

Ohio Northern Individual Results

t7. Zach Goodchild 73-73—146, t29. Nick Anderson 80-75—155, t66. Ryan Tatman 83-81—164, t82. Joshua Turich 85-87—172, 100. David Gorman 100-90—190.

Other Ohio Northern Individual Results

76. Brant Morton 88-80—166, t89. Ethan Smith 88-88—176.