Nick Anderson leads Men's Golf at OAC Fall Preview

Nick Anderson leads Men's Golf at OAC Fall Preview

By Tim Glon

HINCKLEY — Junior Nick Anderson (Mason) shattered his career 18-and 36-hole career low scores to lead the Ohio Northern men's golf team at the OAC Fall Preview on Sunday and monday at Pine Hills Golf Club.

Anderson followed a first round 77 with his career-low round of 71 on Monday to finish tied for sixth out of 63 golfers on the par-72, 6748-yard course.

He set new career lows with his second round 71 and his 36-hole total of 148. He shaved two strokes off his previous 18-hole low of 73 and took four shots off his previous 36-hole low round of 152.

Senior Zach Goodchild (Pickerington/North) tied for 15th with a 79-73—152, junior Joshua Turich (Centerville) tied for 44th with an 83-78—165 and sophomore Ryan Tatman (West Chester/Lakota East) tied for 49th with an 85-82—167.

The Polar Bears (8-26 overall) finished ninth of nine teams in the tournament. After posting a 324 to stand in ninth place on the first day, ONU answered with a solid 304 in the second round, which was the fourth-lowest of the day.

Otterbein won the team title with a 289-298—587, John Carroll was second at 304-294—598 and Baldwin Wallace was third with a 309-296—605.

The Polar Bears will return to action on Sunday at the Defiance Fall Invitational.

Team Standings

1. Otterbein 289-298—587, 2. John Carroll 304-294—598, 3. Baldwin Wallace 309-296—605, 4. Capital 303-305—608, 5. Heidelberg 309-304—613, 6. Mount Union 317-305—622, 7. Marietta 315-308—623, 8. Muskingum 316-308—624, 9. Ohio Northern 324-304—628.

Top 5 Individual Results

1. Austin Wells (Ott) 67-73—140, 2. Logan Holbrook (Cap) 74-70—144, 3. Hunter Miller (BW) 74-71—154, t5. Connor O'Grady (JCU) 73-73—146, t5. John Schnur (JCU) 74-72—146.

Ohio Northern Individual Results

t6. Nick Anderson 77-71—148, t15. Zach Goodchild 79-73—152, t44. Joshua Turich 87-78—165, t49. Ryan Tatman 85-82—167, 52. Brant Morton 83-87—170.

Other Ohio Northern Individual Results

t53. Shane Meek 91-80—171, t56. Joe Slusher 86-87—173.