Anderson fires 1-over par 72 as Men's Golf finishes 6th of 13 at Defiance Invitational

Anderson fires 1-over par 72 as Men's Golf finishes 6th of 13 at Defiance Invitational

By Tim Glon

DEFIANCE — Junior Nick Anderson (Mason) fired 1-over par 72 to lead the Ohio Northern men's golf team to a sixth place finish in the 13-team Defiance Fall Invitational on Sunday at Eagle Rock Golf Course.

The Polar Bears (15-31 overall) finished with an 18-hole total of 312 on the 6130-yard, par-71 course.

Anderson finished second out of 85 golfers with his 1-over par 34-38—72.

Senior Zach Goodchild (Pickerington/North) tied for 16th with a 77, junior Joshua Turich (Centerville) tied for 31st with a 79 and freshman Shane Meek (Port Clinton) tied for 60th with 84.

Heidelberg won the team title with 294, Miami-Hamilton was second with a 304 and Tiffin was third with a 305.

Heidelberg's Kurtiz Lazur won Medalist honors with a 67.

The Polar Bears will wrap up their Fall season Oct. 19-20 at the Defiance Yellow Jacket Invitational.

Team Standings

1. Heidelberg 294, 2. Miami-Hamilton 304, 3. Tiffin 305, 4. Defiance 310, 5. Trine (Ind.) 311, 6. Ohio Northern 312, t7. Rose-Hulman (Ind.) 314, t7. Cleary (Mich.) 314, 9. Lourdes 317, 10. Columbus State CC 320, 11. Siena Heights (Mich.) 321, t11. Muskegon (Mich.) 321, 13. Tiffin "C" 325, 14. Manchester (Ind.) 340, 15. Ohio Northern "B" 344.

Top 5 Individual Results

1. Kurtiz Lazur (Berg) 67, t2. Nick Anderson (ONU) 72, t2. Trevor Spagnoletti (Cleary) 72, t2. Tyler Overberg (Miami) 72, t5. Julian Bartucca (Tiffin) 73, t5. Jay Denman (Lourdes) 73, t5. Noah Johns (Miami) 73.

Ohio Northern Individual Results

t2. Nick Anderson 72, t16. Zach Goodchild 77, t31. Joshua Turich 79, t60. Shane Meek 84.

Other Ohio Northern "B" Individual Results

t38. David Gorman 80, 62. Joe Slusher 85, t66. Aaron Sharp 87, t71. Brant Morton 89, t73. Jared Foster 90, 78. Ethan Smith 92. 82. Tanner Rader 95.