By Tim Glon
WEST LAFAYETTE — The Ohio Northern men's golf team is in ninth place after the second day of the 2019 Ohio Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday at River Greens Golf Course.
Freshman Nolan Kimberly (Zanesville) is tied for 22nd out of 45 golfers with a 79-76-78—233 to lead the Polar Bears (18-40-1 overall) after 54 holes of play on the par-72, 6672-yard course.
Senior Joshua Turich (Centerville) is tied for 29th with a 75-78-82—235, senior Nick Anderson (Mason) is tied for 31st with a 77-79-80—236, senior Ryan Tatman (West Chester/Lakota East) is tied for 39th with a 77-82-81—240 and freshman Jared Hernandez (Van Wert) is 44th with an 82-78-86—246.
The top 14 golfers and ties at the end of the 72-hole tournament earn All-Conference accolades and Kimberly is seven shots out of that position with 18 holes yet to play.
Ohio Northern is ninth out of nine teams with 308-311-321—940 strokes.
Otterbein leads the team standings with a 2-over par 284-293-299—876 and holds a 28-shot lead over John Carroll at 299-307-298—904.
Sam Marty of Otterbein leads the individual standings by seven shots with a 2-under par 69-71-74—214.
The tournament will conclude with the final round of 18 holes at 11 am on Sunday
1. Otterbein 284-293-299—876, 2. John Carroll 299-307-298—904, 3. Baldwin Wallace 306-287-312—905, 4. Marietta 309-300-308—917, 5. Heidelberg 299-307-313—919, 6. Mount Union 304-308-312—924, 7. Muskingum 305-306-316—927, 8. Capital 316-314-307—937, 8. Ohio Northern 308-311-321—940.
Top 14 Individual Results (All-OAC)
1. Sam Marty (Ott) 69-71-74—214, t2. Tyler Dunfee (Ott) 73-72-76—221, t2. Nolan Laughlin (JCU) 76-73-72—221, t4. Kurt Fortman (Ott) 70-75-77—222, t4. Johnny Peck (Ott) 72-75-75—222, t4. Spencer Jordan (Ott) 73-75-74—222, 7. Logan Holbrook (Cap) 73-76-74—223, 8. Brenton Franks (Musk) 72-78-74—224, t9. Roni Shin (BW) 78-72-75—225, t9. Andrew Sikorski (Berg) 73-73-79—225, t9. Derek Smith (JCU) 75-77-73—225, t12. Jimmy Clark (BW) 73-74-79—226, t12. Dylan Tucker (Mar) 77-74-75—226, 14. Devin Webster (Mar) 79-72-76—226.
Ohio Northern Individual Results