Calvin Men’s Golf Team Ties for First at MIAA Jamboree
Saturday, September 21, 2013
ALMA - At the midpoint of the season, Calvin is in the thick of the MIAA title hunt. On Saturday at the fourth MIAA Jamboree of the year, Calvin tied for first with rival Hope with a team score of 300 strokes. The Knights are now in sole possession of second place in the MIAA overall standings and are just five strokes behind league-leading Hope.
Saturday’s competition was hosted by Alma at the Pine River Country Club and was the fourth of eight scheduled MIAA Jamborees.
Sophomore Justin Crow (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) came up with a clutch performance for Calvin, finishing in a three-way tie for first place individually with a score of 72. It marks the second consecutive tournament Calvin has had a team member earn medalist honors as James Van Noord did so in a tournament on Wednesday hosted by Olivet.
Senior Mark Allen (Oconomowoc, WI/Lake Country Lutheran HS) was right behind Crow with a round of 73 while Van Noord (Troy/Troy Athens HS had a 77, senior Jake Hoogstrate (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) a 78 and freshman Brad Smit (Brunswick, ME/Brunswick HS) a 79.
Calvin swings right back into action on Monday, competing at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Kalamazoo at the Kalamazoo Country Club.
MIAA JAMBOREE #4 TEAM SCORES
OVERALL MIAA STANDINGS THROUGH 9-21-13